Shorewall

Shorewall is an open-source Linux firewall configuration tool written in Perl. As a user-friendly command-line front-end for iptables/tc utilities, Shorewall stores firewall policies in high-level, easy-to-understand plain-text configuration files. The built-in Shorewall compiler then […]

 

Squid

Squid is an open-source caching HTTP proxy with feature-complete support for HTTP/1.0 and 90% support for HTTP/1.1. Squid helps reduce web server response time and lowers bandwidth requirement on the backend web server by […]

 

HAProxy

HAProxy is an open-source TCP/HTTP load balancer and proxy server. HAProxy terminates and proxies TCP connections to backend servers, and this can be used as HTTP reverse-proxy, TCP/HTTP normalizer, Layer-4 and Layer-7 (content-based) load […]