Seeking traffic shaping/transparent proxy solution

Corey Edwards tensai at
Thu Feb 21 16:30:31 MST 2008

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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