Seeking traffic shaping/transparent proxy solution

Carl Youngblood carl at youngbloods.org
Thu Feb 21 16:48:28 MST 2008


That is great!  That means I can make one of the APs authoritative and
point the others to it.

On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 4:30 PM, Corey Edwards <tensai at zmonkey.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-02-21 at 16:12 -0700, Carl Youngblood wrote:
>  > Actually, the APs I'm planning on using already use that OS.  I guess
>  > you're saying they will already have the things I need then.  Here's
>  > the problem though.  Since I'm using multiple APs, each of them will
>  > have to download the content at least once before they cache it, hence
>  > my desire to place a router further upstream that could handle all of
>  > this once.
>
>  There's a setting for a Parent Proxy which the Mikrotik can use for any
>  cache misses. We've got a few set up in a hierarchy and it works fine.
>  I'm sure the parent could be Squid or something else, but all of ours
>  are Mikrotik.



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