performance impact of large /etc/hosts files
Heiko Wundram (Beenic)
wundram at beenic.net
Wed Dec 12 04:08:20 PST 2007
Am Mittwoch, 12. Dezember 2007 13:01:14 schrieb Alex Zbyslaw:
> <snip explanation>
> I don't see how a firewall is appropriate for this (hosts.allow,
> likewise). The point of the exercise is to never even contact the ad host.
Transparent proxy with squid on the firewall? There's even plugins to manage
exactly this kind of ad-blocking with squid; although I don't currently know
the extension's name.
This is pretty much going to be your only option to do this in a centralized
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