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Old 1st April 2006, 01:08
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Question Do I need to create a proxy server?

I have the Perfect Setup with Fedora Core 4

MySQL 4.1.16
Php 5.0
Apache 2.0.54
ISPConfig 2.2.0
Since I was just testing the original setup of ISPConfig last year I installed it on a Celeron Compaq machine that should probably die in a year or two. I have about 5 websites on the server right now, but as you probably already known some web application have some latency on that Apache server. Especially those with images and large files.

Should I create a proxy server that has a faster processor, more RAM, and just a better machine? If so how should I go about doing so? Can ISPConfig support proxy servers? Should I also think about load-balancing? We are a company with limited funds so we don't plan on purchasing a new server for another year. What do you suggest I do?
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Old 1st April 2006, 12:06
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You should have a look at this article first: http://www.howtoforge.com/configurin...um_performance
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Old 1st April 2006, 19:57
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I normally dont do this and i do say that i use more than a few proxies (free) to work my way around the net. Here are a good few.

http://www.freshproxy.com/
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Old 14th April 2006, 20:41
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Question About the Modules for increased performance...

Falko,
From the link you recommended mentions only to load the necessary modules for best Apache performance. This is what my http.conf shows:
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LoadModule access_module modules/mod_access.so
LoadModule auth_module modules/mod_auth.so
LoadModule auth_anon_module modules/mod_auth_anon.so
LoadModule auth_dbm_module modules/mod_auth_dbm.so
LoadModule auth_digest_module modules/mod_auth_digest.so
LoadModule ldap_module modules/mod_ldap.so
LoadModule auth_ldap_module modules/mod_auth_ldap.so
LoadModule include_module modules/mod_include.so
LoadModule log_config_module modules/mod_log_config.so
LoadModule logio_module modules/mod_logio.so
LoadModule env_module modules/mod_env.so
LoadModule mime_magic_module modules/mod_mime_magic.so
LoadModule cern_meta_module modules/mod_cern_meta.so
LoadModule expires_module modules/mod_expires.so
LoadModule deflate_module modules/mod_deflate.so
LoadModule headers_module modules/mod_headers.so
LoadModule usertrack_module modules/mod_usertrack.so
LoadModule setenvif_module modules/mod_setenvif.so
LoadModule mime_module modules/mod_mime.so
LoadModule dav_module modules/mod_dav.so
LoadModule status_module modules/mod_status.so
LoadModule autoindex_module modules/mod_autoindex.so
LoadModule asis_module modules/mod_asis.so
LoadModule info_module modules/mod_info.so
LoadModule dav_fs_module modules/mod_dav_fs.so
LoadModule vhost_alias_module modules/mod_vhost_alias.so
LoadModule negotiation_module modules/mod_negotiation.so
LoadModule dir_module modules/mod_dir.so
LoadModule actions_module modules/mod_actions.so
LoadModule speling_module modules/mod_speling.so
LoadModule userdir_module modules/mod_userdir.so
LoadModule alias_module modules/mod_alias.so
LoadModule rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.so
LoadModule proxy_module modules/mod_proxy.so
LoadModule proxy_ftp_module modules/mod_proxy_ftp.so
LoadModule proxy_http_module modules/mod_proxy_http.so
LoadModule proxy_connect_module modules/mod_proxy_connect.so
LoadModule cache_module modules/mod_cache.so
LoadModule suexec_module modules/mod_suexec.so
LoadModule disk_cache_module modules/mod_disk_cache.so
LoadModule file_cache_module modules/mod_file_cache.so
LoadModule mem_cache_module modules/mod_mem_cache.so
LoadModule cgi_module modules/mod_cgi.so
This should be ISPConfig default setup, is there any way I can increase performance by minimizing the modules being loaded?
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Old 15th April 2006, 11:10
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Yes you can comment out many of the modules like:

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LoadModule auth_dbm_module modules/mod_auth_dbm.so
LoadModule ldap_module modules/mod_ldap.so
LoadModule auth_ldap_module modules/mod_auth_ldap.so
LoadModule dav_fs_module modules/mod_dav_fs.so
LoadModule vhost_alias_module modules/mod_vhost_alias.so
LoadModule proxy_module modules/mod_proxy.so
LoadModule proxy_ftp_module modules/mod_proxy_ftp.so
LoadModule proxy_http_module modules/mod_proxy_http.so
LoadModule proxy_connect_module modules/mod_proxy_connect.so
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