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== Introduction ==
== Introduction ==
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Sunstar is server management interface mainly used to control User account registration / Cache control / Web proxy log analyzing, Bandwidth limit and Quota stats. It is based on powerful linux server applications such as Squid for Web cache and Web acceleration, Apache for servicing web pages and MySQL as data backend. You can control user access controls via predefined web site patterns and or block specific users from accessing the Internet using Mac address or Username. It also includes an Ajax enabled live log monitor which allows you see what web sites your users are currently using.
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[[File:Sunstar BlackLists.png|400px|right|Sunstar Black-List Configuration Panel Screen-Shot]]
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Sunstar is a server management interface, mainly used to control user account registration, plus a fully featured web proxy server which provides cache control, web access log analysis, bandwidth and quota control. It is based on reliable and powerful Linux server platforms, and proven services such as Squid for web cache and acceleration, Apache for serving web pages and MySQL as data back-end. You can force access limits on the websites, user accounts and/or specific computers on the network. It also includes a live log monitor which allows you to see what web sites your users are currently browsing.
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To simplify the analysis over access logs, Sunstar includes the log analyzer modules in which you can query specific access logs you're looking for, by Username, website URL patterns, access date, file size and so on.
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To simplify the analysis over access logs, Sunstar includes the log analyzer module in which you can search specific access patterns you're looking for, detect suspicious activity and block them.
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Sunstar is also able to apply bandwidth limit using the squid delay pools and Quota limit by checking and controlling the access logs. You can define quotas by Size per Time frame patterns like 1gb/week.
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Sunstar is also able to apply bandwidth and quota limits. Quotas can be defined in terms of usage volume and time limits, while the internet bandwidth could be specified for each group of users.
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It also includes a two phase registration process, in which users fill in the application form for new account and admin should create or deny the requested accounts. So it is best to use in your work place, universities, dormitories and high schools to have full-control over Internet access.
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The user registration module allows you to provide a two phase registration process, in which users fill out the application form for a new account and admin is able to approve or reject the requested accounts. So it is suitable to be used in your work place, university, dormitory and high school to achieve full-control over Internet access in your network.
== Features ==
== Features ==
* User account registration and confirmation
* User account registration and confirmation
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* Editing and correcting user information before account creation
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* Editing user information before account approval
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* User management to delete or change user passwords
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* Web interface for users to recover and change passwords
* Live proxy access log monitor
* Live proxy access log monitor
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* Bandwidth limit
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* Bandwidth control
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* Full quota control on both time frame and total size
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* Forcing Quota limits on both usage duration and volume
* Block internet access via Username / Mac Address
* Block internet access via Username / Mac Address
* Block internet access to specific web site URL patterns
* Block internet access to specific web site URL patterns
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* Log analyzer module to search within access logs using multiple criteria
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* Log analyzer module to analyze access logs using multiple criteria
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== Screen Shots ==
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{| class="wikitable" border="0" align="center"
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|  [[File:Sunstar Log Analyzer.png|thumb|Log Analyzer Panel]]
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|  [[File:Sunstar BlackLists.png|thumb|Black-List Configuration Panel]]
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|  [[File:Sunstar Registeration Login Page.png|thumb|Registration And Administrator Login]]
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|}
== Installation ==
== Installation ==
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At current stage, Iran local installation orders are only accepted. Contact me at ali@rootshell.ir
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At current stage, only local installation orders, in Iran, are accepted. Contact me at ali@rootshell.ir

Latest revision as of 12:53, 24 April 2011

Contents

Introduction

Sunstar Black-List Configuration Panel Screen-Shot

Sunstar is a server management interface, mainly used to control user account registration, plus a fully featured web proxy server which provides cache control, web access log analysis, bandwidth and quota control. It is based on reliable and powerful Linux server platforms, and proven services such as Squid for web cache and acceleration, Apache for serving web pages and MySQL as data back-end. You can force access limits on the websites, user accounts and/or specific computers on the network. It also includes a live log monitor which allows you to see what web sites your users are currently browsing.

To simplify the analysis over access logs, Sunstar includes the log analyzer module in which you can search specific access patterns you're looking for, detect suspicious activity and block them.

Sunstar is also able to apply bandwidth and quota limits. Quotas can be defined in terms of usage volume and time limits, while the internet bandwidth could be specified for each group of users.

The user registration module allows you to provide a two phase registration process, in which users fill out the application form for a new account and admin is able to approve or reject the requested accounts. So it is suitable to be used in your work place, university, dormitory and high school to achieve full-control over Internet access in your network.

Features

  • User account registration and confirmation
  • Editing user information before account approval
  • Web interface for users to recover and change passwords
  • Live proxy access log monitor
  • Bandwidth control
  • Forcing Quota limits on both usage duration and volume
  • Block internet access via Username / Mac Address
  • Block internet access to specific web site URL patterns
  • Log analyzer module to analyze access logs using multiple criteria

Screen Shots

Log Analyzer Panel
Black-List Configuration Panel
Registration And Administrator Login

Installation

At current stage, only local installation orders, in Iran, are accepted. Contact me at ali@rootshell.ir

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