HowTo analyze network bandwidth for WAN & LAN on pfSense box with Squid Proxy
jamesseen last edited by
I noticed that there was bandwidth problem (slow) on pfSense with Squid Proxy Server installed. http://forum.pfsense.org/index.php/topic,7281.0.html. http://forum.pfsense.org/index.php/topic,7911.15.html.
The speed would not be reduced if Squid Proxy is not installed in pfSense.
How to improve the speed with Proxy Sever installed??? ???
sullrich last edited by
Search the forum. The squid package has been fixed in the last couple of days.
chudy last edited by
To Fix Squid
add this to the /boot/loader.conf
or just delete it and replace with
you might ask why squid is so slow? its because default configuration of pfsense is router not as a server
thats why kern.ipc.nmbclusters="0" <- is set to zero. if you just simply remove this squid will be just fine.
but to tune the squid i add this
i just figure out why squid is slow. but i don't like the binary package of squid. i'll be using the squid HEAD bec of the store_rewrite feature for caching youtubes videos and other video files and mp3.