What is a Squid Proxy?
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Written by Steve M
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Squid proxies are caching proxies. It is created to support  FTP, HTTPS, HTTP, and more. These proxies run off Squid Cache proxy server software. Besides, squid cache is one of the most widely accepted internet proxy running software.

Advantages Of Using Squid Proxies

Squid proxies are created with an intention to cache and reuse the commonly demanded web pages hence, it develops response times and decreases bandwidth.

Besides, it gives a great server boost therefore, you get to utilise extended access controls. These proxies are licensed under GNU GPL and can operate on different operating systems such as windows.

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