Squid Web Proxy Cache

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Squid is a caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more. It reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. Squid has extensive access controls and makes a great server accelerator. It runs on Unix and Windows and is licensed under the GNU GPL.


• Transparent Proxy with Linux and Squid mini-HOWTO
• Squid Programmers Guide
• Configuring Hierarchical Squid Caches

Internet Cache Protocol

• RFC 2186: Internet Cache Protocol (ICP), version 2
• RFC 2187: Application of Internet Cache Protocol (ICP), version 2


• http://www.squid-cache.org/
• http://download.huihoo.com/squid/