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Randomize MIME-Type in Avalanche (or How To Use Cursors)


Recently, a Proxy equipment vendor was asking me how to randomize the MIME-Type of the files retrieved over HTTP using their Avalanche. They do different things to different file types – don’t cache JavaScript, but cache images, for instance. It’s … Continue reading

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Avalanche and the RFC 3511


A layer 4-7 blog is not complete until you talk about RFC 3511. Sounds like a good second post to me. Some background first. The RFC 3511’s full name is “Benchmarking Methodology for Firewall Performance”. It was submitted in April 2003 … Continue reading

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