1300 823 332
sales@linuxnow.com.au

Celebrating 15 years of service.

Proxy Server

A proxy server is useful in a network with 5 or more machines. It's purpose is to reduce Internet traffic load (and therefore Internet usage costs) while increasing browsing speed by being a middle man for webpage requests. It works by caching each web request that comes in so when one user views a webpage that another user just visited rather than going out onto the Internet again to retrieve the requested page it will simply send the copy already downloaded and stored in its cache.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there any reconfiguration required to use a proxy server?

Normally yes, you will need to specify a proxy server in your browser's settings. However you may wish to take advantage of a transparent proxy which is invisible to the clients.

Are there any drawbacks in using a proxy server?

No, to the user using a proxy server it is the same as browsing directly.

My question wasn't answered here?

Feel free to contact us for further information.

Testimonials

"The whole office recognises how much of a difference you have made to our business over the years."

Royce
Director
Goodall & Co

"Better than all large in-house IT departments I've dealt with."

Steve
Financial Controller
Skilled Joinery

"You are one of the good guys."

Steve
Director
OZRV Supplies

"Thanks for all your quick and efficient help."

Andrew
Director
Blend and Pack

"You guys are really good, thanks!"

Sam
Director
F1 Building Consultants

"You have a lot of knowledge."

Brad
Developer
Retailquip

VG Computing
VG Computing

Looking for related products, service or support? Visit our main site at:

www.vgcomputing.com.au

Twitter