SafeSquid is a content filtering proxy server. It supports 'profiled' Internet access, a browser based interface, very fast throughput, DNS caching, content caching, pre-fetching, bandwidth control, virus scanning, ICP, CARP, and ICAP clients, source, target, and time-based granular firewall style rules to allow or deny content like music, videos, Flash and Java applets, messengers, chats, cookies, ActiveX, scripts, etc., remote authentication, real-time text and image analysis for blocking pornography, and an URL filter.
|Tags||Networking Security Firewalls Internet Web HTTP Servers Proxy Servers|
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux|
Release Notes: Contains critical bugfixes and enhancements. Has a completely new Pornographic Image Filtering technology. Has a completely new internal log-rotation mechanism. A memory leak caused in the master-slave operation has been fixed. Response time to new incoming connections is now significantly lower. Can now give assured service for environments with 1000 concurrent connections. SSO authentication responds with reduced latency and memory utilization. Serves content from cache at a significantly higher speed. Support for ICAP servers that demand preview is included.
Release Notes: Support for OpenLDAP based authentication was fixed. Support for NTLM authentication was further optimized for speed and performance. The maximum number of idle connections to the LDAP server is now ensured to never exceed 5% of MAXTHREADS. Failure to close connections opened to the LDAP server, because of a logical flaw in accounting, has been fixed.
Release Notes: This release allows you to use a variety of authentication methods, like NTLM, BASIC, and PAM. LDAP and AD usergroup mapping has been improved and allows you to create access polices based on the group to which a user belongs on LDAP or AD. A newly designed LDAP Sub-System (LSS) allows you to connect to the specified AD or LDAP server and pre-fetches the directory information of users on startup.
Release Notes: Support was added for NTLM authentication for validating SSO credentials of users.
Release Notes: A logical bug has been fixed to allow optimal use of memory. Signaling logic has been corrected to ensure a thread state is maintained correctly. Many internal operations have been optimized to reduce Memory usage. The cProfiles section has been further optimized. Process Instrumentation (Performance) Logging has been introduced.