[olug] Proxy server hardware requirements
superztnt at gmail.com
Mon Apr 12 20:39:00 UTC 2010
So what recommendations are there for minimum system requirements to run
something like this? This is what I am trying to figure out. I don't want to
cause a slowdown on my home network. How fast should this system be? Any
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 3:17 PM, Kevin <sharpestmarble at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think that the distro isn't going to make much of a difference. If
> it installs, then it will run pretty much the same regardless of the
> underlying distro. Of more concern is the disk space & speed,
> processor speed, & network speed.
> Disclaimer: The closest I've come to any of these is "Yeah, I want to
> install them"
> On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 15:54, Jason Zeisler <superztnt at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I want to set up a proxy server in my house to run DansGuardian. I have a
> > couple of old systems in my house that are just sitting on the shelf and
> > want to put them to good use. My concern is that if I use a system that
> > too slow or doesn't have enough get up and go to be used as a proxy
> > that I may slow things down too much. One is pretty old. AMD-K2 500Mhz,
> > 256MB Ram, 40GB hard drive. Another thing that I was thinking about
> > was to used this as a firewall and anti-virus too. I saw an article on
> > net about that and wanted to give it a try. Also any recommendations for
> > best flavor of Linux to use for this.
> > Thanks,
> > Jason Z.
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