I dont not know if this is the right list but I hope you can give me some insights regarding my concern.
I am currently working on a company with MPLS connection for multiple sites/branches. The headquarters do have two links, one is for MPLS (private network) and the other one is for our internet connection (public network). Here are some infos for the network:
- this site have two links, one is MPLS and the other one is the public connection (for internet connection)
- mail, web, proxy (Wingate server) and database servers are located in this area.
Sites B,C,D and E (remote sites/branches):
- only routers with VoIP capabilities are installed on these sites for voice and data communications.
- these sites should pass the proxy server (Wingate server) to be able to access the public network
My main concern is, I wanted to change the Wingate server for the following reasons:
- since it is a windows based program, it is prone to computer viruses and vulnerable to security threats
- it is difficult to manage since you have to inform all users that they should use a proxy server to access the internet and enable socks to be able to access other services.
What are the other ways of sharing the internet connection in our headquarters ?
If you are using Private IP addresses in your branch office and you want to avoid the proxy configuration, you can use a Cache Engine at your central site. With WCCP redirection, the routers can redirect the requests to the Cache Engine which retrieves and caches the pages. I think this has got nothing to do with MPLS. This link has the docs on Cisco Cache Engine :
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