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How to – Debian Static IP Configuration

On a basic debian machine without a graphical interface assigning the same IP address all the times can be achieved in two ways. Static IP Address To configure a static IP, (an IP that will never change), and not use DHCP you must edit the file /etc/networking/interfaces. Insert the following code at the end of the file and don’t change anything else unless you know what you do: # The first network card – this entry was created during the debian installation # (network, broadcast and …

Browser Auto-config and Wpad deployment

… just place the file in the root directory. Apache: Create the wpad.dat file on the www directory depending on your distribution (on a debian is /var/www/). For instance: #nano /var/www/wpad.dat would open the nano editor. If nano is not install use vi or mcedit or any other text editor. Edit httpd.conf: #nano /etc/apache/httpd.conf and insert the following line:   AddType application/x-ns-proxy-autoconfig .dat Make sure apache daemon is starting at boot time, …

How to Install Squid with Active Directory Authentication on Debian

How to Install Squid with Active Directory Authentication on debian Squid is a caching proxy software, licensed under GNU GPL, (free software). It can help your Organization to reduce bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. Squid has extensive access controls and if you don’t mind Command Line Interface is not too hard to configure. It runs on most available operating systems including Windows. The following article is a …