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					Technical Training
     Wilson L. Chua
MCSE+I, MCDBA, MCT, CCNA, CCDA
Agenda
 General Benefits of Content Caching
 What is CacheXpress?
 Features of CacheXpress
 Implications for Broadband Networks
 CacheXpress How Tos on
   Deploying,
   Configuring and
   Monitoring
 Summary
Benefits of Using Content Caching
 Smaller bandwidth
 Faster Response
 30-40% Avg Hit Rates
 25% Avg Bandwidth Savings
 ROI is approx 3-4 months
A Caching Proxy Server that is better than
Squid, using patented WhirlWind Engine
PC Magazine Award winner
Cache Server roundup 1999 – best performing Squid-base
Cache (known as Industrial Code & Logic then)
First in transparent web proxy-caching model
For the Microsoft Windows NT operating system platform.
First to offer WCCP (v1 & 2) support for
WinNT/2000
CacheXpress Features
 Easy Web-Based Management
 Higher Performance (120 vs 500)
 Eliminates Bandwidth Hogs
 Optimizes Multiple Links Usage with ICP
 Access Control Solutions based on:
   Source/Destination
   Radius or Internal User
   HTTP Header
 Scalable Transparent Cacheing
Benefits to Broadband Networks
 Limited Int’l bandwidth,
 Unlimited Local Bandwidth
 Proxy Peer among all broadband users
 DSL Pilot Experience
Deploying CacheXpress
 Best with Windows 2k or XP
 Download & Install
 Configure Initial Port Settings Supervisor Acct
 Determine Cache Size
   CacheSize= (PeakLoad * 432)
   PeakLoad= (#Dialups * .02) or
             (#LANUsers * .002)
   ROT: 1gb + 50mb / user
 Setting Cache Size
Applying Access Security


                                     192.168.0.2
      202.91.161.141




                       192.168.0.1    192.168.0.3



                       Demo
Limiting Access
via Http Header Info
 Limiting Access to QuickTime
 Limiting Access to Large Objects
 Requesting that Large Objects not be
 Cached
Accessing Upstream Caches
  ISP1                  ISP2
                                Allows you to
                                 Maximize
                               Multiple Internet
                               Provider Links!




         This is You!
Setting bandwidth
limits per unit/person/ip class
 Define Bandwidth Settings
 Apply Control Rules
 Scenario:
   512kb internet link
   Limit to 80% of bandwidth
   No limit if they are browsing Bitstop Website
Using Radius or Internal
User list for Authentication

 Scenario1 : Allow Access to Internal User
 but deny access to a Group
 Scenario2 : Allow Radius-Based Access
Setting up Scalable
Tranparent Caching
Monitoring Cache Operations
 Overview
 Logs
 Cache
 Peers
 WCCP
Looking for
Proxy Peering Pioneers
 Email: paoling@dagupan.com
 TelNos: +632-3302871 to 73
Summary

CacheXpress is a caching proxy server that is 4x
faster than Squid
Lots of Usable Features
  Bandwidth Limiting
  Scalable Transparent Proxy
  Ease of Use
  Effective Access Controls
Affordable and short ROI
Call for PPPs

				
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