Monthly Archives: August 2008

The VMWare license fiasco

“That didn’t take long.” I thought as I thought of ways to rebuff management’s scorn of a product that has seemingly “had a lot of issues” in its short life with our organization. But it is true – we’re attempting to return our VMWare ESXi to HP. Not because we’re […]

Squid, Kernels, VMI, Oh My!

So the saga with squid continues. I am now fighting with NTLM authentication. According to the documentation, I should be able to use Samba/Winbind with an authentication helper to authenticate to a Windows Domain. What does that do for us? The cache log will show username rather than IP address, […]

Enter the Kraken (Squid Cache!)

It seems that Squid cache is living in the past. With support for only a single core and support for SMP only loosely on the horizon, we were looking for ways to improve the performance of our Squid proxy / filtering server which we use for filtering. To overcome the […]