Free www / cache Proxy Server?

Posted on 2007-10-11
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
Hi there,

We're a non-profit foundation and we're looking for a free www / cache proxy.

Our Internet is brutally slow and we like to accomplish;

1) Reduce the traffic by using cached information
2) Track what users are downloading so we can tell if it's business related or not

I'm not familiar with Linux so I'd prefer to find a Windows based product.

Thanks for your time!
Question by:RHADMIN
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    by:Bradley Haynes
    Resources for your needs are here:

    An explanation of what each provides is included in the link.
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    I'd recommend squid.  It is very powerful and is pretty much the standard in the free software area.  It originally was just for unix but has been ported to windows now.

    Their main web page is:

    And the windows version is here:
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    The acFreeProxy does not cache.  :( just lists a lot of enterprise proxies which unfortunately we don't have the budget for.

    Squad seems to be able to do the job.  I was looking at their official site and didn't see any Windows port for it.  Thank you for finding that.

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