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- Learn how to install a Squid proxy server to use as a web gateway, for anonymizing proxy server or even as a reverse proxy
- Configure Squid server as Internet gateway for LAN users
- Create different access control lists used for user access and web filtering
- Setup anonymizing web proxy
- Much more...
- Windows/Linux/Mac computer with GUI
- Basic working knowledge of computers
- Network/Linux knowledge is a plus but not required
In this course you will be introduced to the open source web proxy server called Squid. Knowing how to set up a Squid proxy server is a sure way to gain job skills and excel as a IT administrator.
You will learn how to:
Filter internet access
Limit browsing speed
Allow or deny access to clients
Setup an anonymized web proxy, used to surf the Internet anonymously etc.
Install all prerequisites for successful installation of Squid with yum or from the source (VirtualBox, CentOS, SSH client).
How to configure the core of Squid proxy server-access control lists, which control who can access what resource on the web.
How to watch log files
How to limit bandwidth
How to save money when replacing proprietary systems with a free Squid proxy server
All sections of the course will have relevant exercises for you to do, so you can practice your new skills so that you can use them practically in your own job afterwards.
WHAT IS SQUID PROXY SERVER?
Squid is a 20 year old open source software mostly installed on UNIX-like systems such as Linux, and is used as proxy server.
It can be used as web gateway, for anonymizing a proxy server or even as a reverse proxy.
It is very flexible and powerful and allows for a highly customizable configuration to suit many needs.
TOP 3 BENEFITS OF LEARNING TO WORK WITH AWS SERVERLESS ARCHITECTURE
1. High in demand
Squid experts are high in demand, because there are a lot of job opportunities for setting, maintaining or integrating Squid proxy servers.
2. Open source
Squid proxy server is open source, which means it is free on one hand, and developing very rapidly because of it open-source nature.
Its commercial competitors are priced at tens of thousands of dollars, so there are a lot of money to save.
3. Cost cuttings
If you are a network engineer, you will benefit from being able to control or shape your traffic, even save a lot of bandwidth by using caching in Squid proxy server.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Will I need additional software?
Yes, but all the software used in this course is free, with clear download and installation instructions.
How much will it cost me?
Most of the course will not cost you anything, since we will be using a local virtual machine. Only thing that you have to pay for is a VPS hosted by DIgitalOcean (or similar) which costs ~20 cents a day.
How much time will it take for me to finish the course?
The course itself is 3 hours long, but you will probably need around six hours to finish it, since it contains quizzes and hands-on experiences.
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- Anyone interested in creating a Squid proxy server