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[31 Aug 2008 | No Comment | 861 supporters]

Segregate the IP addresses you use according to what you use them for. Yahoo! Mail keeps reputation data about each IP address you send from. Consumer reports of spam negatively impact an address’s reputation data. Separating an address that delivers marketing mail from another that sends transactional mail (order receipts or billing notices, etc.) – or from another address that sends mail composed by end users – you make it easier for Yahoo! Mail to determine the IP address’ reputation. This way a delivery decision can be made that will …

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[13 Apr 2008 | No Comment | 1,057 supporters]

When thin clients first appeared on the market over 10 years ago, IBM was a great proponent of this technology even though the first units had slow CPUs, limited memory, and Linux-based operating systems. In the early days of thin clients, networks were still employing hubs instead of switches. Hubs share all network traffic with all the attached devices; therefore, this type of technology did not work well with the boot-server type of thin clients. In other words, when many thin clients were started at the same time, the network …

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[18 Mar 2008 | 4 Comments | 1,407 supporters]

Squid is a proxy server and web cache daemon. It has a wide variety of uses, from speeding up a web server by caching repeated requests, to caching web, DNS and other computer network lookups for a group of people sharing network resources, to aiding security by filtering traffic. Although primarily used for HTTP and FTP, Squid includes limited support for several other protocols including TLS, SSL, Internet Gopher and HTTPS. The development version of Squid (3.1) includes IPv6 and ICAP support.
Squid has been developed for many years. Early work …