Squid is a free, cross-platform caching proxy primarily used for web documents. Licensed under the GNU GPL, it runs on most available platforms, including Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and Windows. It supports HTTP, HTTPS, FTP and other protocols.

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SSH Forwarding with Squid

I would like to ssh into a box that isn't front facing (box a). I have an offsite box (box b) that I have OpenVPN running on and box a is connected to that VPN so box b can interface with box a. ...
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Squid ignores the config after re-install

After i installed the squid3 package for the 1st time, i've add a list of domains to be blocked in squid.conf: acl myrule dstdom_regex "/etc/squid3/domainblock.txt" http_access deny myrule where ...
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Squid working on linux machine but not on vmware

I have a friend that is getting started to learn squid, so I am trying to give him a very basic squid.conf file that blocks only 3 websites. I got it running on my local machine which runs Ubuntu. I ...
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How to force Google safesearch on entire network

I've a problem filtering web searches on Google domains. Currently I've a linux openVPN Server running with openDNS "family block". I can block a lot of websites with dangerous content and it's ok. ...
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SQUID PROXY Cache Dynamic Content to second HDD

I run pfsence with squid proxy and have it set to cache data. Is there a way to get just Dynamic Content (Youtube & Windows Updates) to cache to a second hard drive. Leaving the rest to cache to ...
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Not using CONNECT for SSL with Squid proxy

I want to disable encryption between my browser and my Squid so that I can get Squid to cache the pages. As using my own server and SSH port forw I'm not that worried about security. I already tried ...
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Iptables redirection to squid proxy server

I'm trying to setup filtering through a squid proxy however I'm having trouble getting my router to send all traffic to the proxy using iptables. I've currently got it setup such that there is the ...
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Iptables intercepting traffic

I have 3 servers on the network (Server 1: 10.0.0.1, Proxy server: 10.0.0.2, Server 3: 10.0.0.3) and I would like to intercept the traffic going through the proxy server from Server 1 to Server 3. ...
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Squid ignores multi-WAN load balancing in pfSense

If squid3 package is installed and configured as transparent proxy, then load-balancing gateway group is ignored. I.e. if some ISP is down, then some web pages can't be opened and not routed to ...
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Squid Access Denied

I am trying to configure Squid as a transparent proxy. I am using a very simple configuration and it might be a little strange because eventually, I will want Squid to use one of 5 different outgoing ...
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Squid as transparent proxy

I am trying to configure squid as a transparent proxy. Eventually, I want it to use one of 5 different outgoing IP addresses based on the IP address the request was received on. My configuration ...
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URL filtering in relation to Privoxy or Squid

I want to know ,if this can be acheived with Privoxy or Squid+ external filters(please answer with which proxy you are most skilled in.) 1.How to block specific streaming video in youtube? ...
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Squid 3.4.6 Transparent proxy issues

I'm trying to implement a Transparent Squid Proxy for a wireless network where it mainly serve for mobile devices. The software I'm using is squid 3.4.6 (latest version compiled from source) in ...
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Filter squid cached files to multiple cache dirs

I am currently setting up a small home network - I've chosen to go with squid proxy and I am wondering if it is possible to setup a single squid instance with multiple cache_dirs so that different ...
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How do I block videos by keyword on YouTube using squid?

I installed squid 2.7 + squidguard in windows 7. How do I block videos by keyword on YouTube using Squid? For example, I want to block videos that contain the word cats in the title. I also do not ...
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I am trying to create a configuration file for Squidguard to rewrite Google search requests to append safe search

I am trying to configure a squidguard proxy server to rewrite search requests for Google to append the safe search tag (&safesearch...) at the end of the url. I have an SSL decryption module for ...
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user's mail server credentials for squid proxy

I have mail(virtual server, xen virtualization) and proxy servers on different physical machines. I have to configure squid proxy in such a way that users should be able to authenticate proxy using ...
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Squid: ACL based on date

Is their any ACL element in squid to restrict, based on a particular date or giving access based on date? I have checked the time ACL element, and its not possible to give any date, only time of day ...
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what is wrong with my squid configuration?

I installed squid3 on my Debian server and replaced squid.conf with this code acl manager proto cache_object acl localhost src 127.0.0.1/32 acl to_localhost dst 127.0.0.0/8 acl localnet src myip/24 ...
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DD-WRT / Ubuntu DHCP / SQUID Transparent Proxy

Trying to segregate WLAN clients based on VLAN SSID, but I can't use multiple ports on DD-WRT router. AP is on second floor with only one drop going to basement where my SQUID/DHCPD server is. If I ...
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squid blocking access to http and https by IP, but not by domain

I've been succesfully using openvpn from my Windows 7 laptop whilst connecting to public wifi networks but have come across one network where I can not access the openvpn server as access to any and ...
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Transparently proxifying certain devices on the network

I'm using my computer as wireless access point and router to my home network using hostapd under Ubuntu 14.04. I want to transparently proxify certain wifi devices in the network (identified by their ...
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Squid behind Apache 2.4

I need to locate a Squid instance as a forward proxy behind Apache 2.4.6. I don't have enough credits to add inline images. But here it is As Squid3.3 listens on localhost:3128 and works OK with ...
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How to allow squid to grant access for outlook

I have configured squid at RedHat Linux 5.4 and all my Windows networks use 192.168.5.100 and port 3128 as proxy for accessing Internet. But while sending and receiving emails at Microsoft outlook ...
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how to configure outlook 2013 with squid

I have my work environment where my internet was protected through "squid" , whenever user is connected to internet, he was allowed to pass through only proxy configuration(port 3128). Is it there ...
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Squid Network - Warning subnetwork

Executing the following command: squid-k parse I get the following warnings: WARNING: (B) '127.0.0.1' is a subnetwork of (A) '127.0.0.1' 2014/03/19 16:43:41| WARNING: because of this '127.0.0.1' is ...
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squid proxy cache server - no_suid: setuid(0): (1) Operation not permitted

In the log of the squid proxy cache server me and some warnings are coming out every time I leave the proxy fails to resolve normally, it starts to take to resolve. WARNING: no_suid: setuid(0): (1) ...
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how to cache all data with squid (Facebook,videos,downloads and .exe) qnap

Can anyone help me to cache facebook , all videos and all downloads all pictures all webpage In my squid server on my qnap This is my config an it is not working right. And i whant to use 4 GB for the ...
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Compiling squid 3.3.11 for linux 6 enterprice with dynamic certificate options enabled, with error [testPreCompiler.o] Error 1

Maybe someone can help shed some light on my current issue. trying to complie squid 3.3.11 on linux 6 error is: [root@rh6squid-proxy squid-3.3.11]# make check Making check in compat make[1]: Entering ...
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Share wlan with proxy server (MITM) test

I want to try stealing website accounts just for educational purpose. My idea is that I have laptop which is connected to the internet, laptop should share open wifi connection. If someone connects to ...
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Secure web proxy using squid

I Recently installed squid as a web proxy, it works fine. But the problem is that connection to the proxy server is not encrypted, so it's visible to any mans in the middle by DPI (Deep Packet ...
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Caching big files for local network, with authentication on internet

I'm trying to do something which I'm sure it's been done before, so I would like some help finding the best tools for the job. I have a data download server on the web, right now a user has to login ...
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How to setup Squid to connect to custom ports

I have Webmin running on my server on the custom port. I have successfully installed and setup Squid, same on my server. It works fine with other sites but when I try to connect to: ...
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Route outgoing VPN traffic through local transparent proxy

I have a Digital Ocean droplet (similar to an Amazon EC2 instance) running Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 x64 with both strongswan 5.1.1 (built from source) and squid 3.4.2 (also built from source) installed. ...
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Squid proxy on ubuntu 12.04 times out for everything

On my freshly imaged virtual private server, I just finished installing squid version 3.1.19. As expected, the default configuration didn't work. So, I saved the original config file and created a ew ...
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Redirect all traffic on local machine through proxy (squid) [duplicate]

How to redirect all traffic on local machine through proxy (squid) also installed on local machine (Windows 7) without configuring client (browsers)?
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Modify local hosts while connecting through squid

When I modify local hosts file so that: 1.1.1.1 example.com and connect to example.com using my browser, everything works fine (it requests "example.com" Host: on 1.1.1.1 server) but when I try to ...
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Configure an ADSL Router to connect to the internet via a DSLAM, then Squid Proxy

I have a setup as follows PC <-- ADSL Router <-- DSLAM <-- SquidProxy Server <--> ISP Provided Router --> Internet The Squid proxy (running on Ubuntu 12.04) connects to the ISP ...
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Local transparent Squid under Windows and redirecting local traffic to it

Good evening. I want to set a local transparent proxy on my machine, using Squid, for learning/caching/traffic controlling/blocking purposes - most for learning. The problem is, I'm running ...
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force an application to use a proxy locally (many transparent proxy programs doesn't work)

I've searched before and came on some solutions like (this, this, this and this). I've an application (Java based) which I must force it to use a proxy (because its online service is censored in my ...
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How to config squid3 proxy server with two nic card server

i want create proxy server using Ubuntu 12.04 server.it's something like sample diagram. i know how to configure right side in diagram (USERS AND WEB SERVER).problem is left side. someone can tell me ...
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squid cache is not working

I have configured squid for anonymous search and cache proxy. Initially it was working well, after two weeks it becomes slow(loading web page become slow) then again I had to looked into squid. I saw ...
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How to increase squid Performance

I have installed squid3.1.19 and divert all traffic from our network to proxy server from mikrotik router. mikrotik router is the final gateway for our network. After I configure squid, internet ...
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How can I speed up squid proxy server

I have configure squid proxy in our network on ubuntu server. All the traffic being divert to proxy server by Mikrotik router. After I configure squid proxy I changed /etc/squid3/squid.conf as ...
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Squid proxy: Hide IPs of LAN to not allow remote desktop for non LAN systems

I want to hide our internal LAN IP's(static IPs) behind squid proxy. I have done configuration, now all the traffic are going through squid proxy only. What I assume that after I configure squid no ...
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How do I cause a squid proxy to log all requests?

We have a Squid proxy server for testing. We are trying to verify that traffic is passing through it, but by default access.log is only showing TCP_DENIED and TCP_MISS so we don't know if messages ...
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how to use privoxy with http proxy as parent that requires authentication?

How can i forward http parent proxy using privoxy when parent proxy requires authentication. I had read something about headers but i have no idea how to add headers in privoxy config .
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squid proxy and parental control: list of unwanted sites

I have a web proxy with squid installed, that realize a parental control function. At the moment i have to put manually all the sites that i want to block. There is a site/institution that publish ...
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Redirect PROXY traffic to test box using IPTABLES

Marked this as answered. I'm going to pass on trying to get this to work. It was only for testing. I'm currently using a proxy server (squid) that's listening on port 8080. Users' browsers are ...
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Squid over i2p, tor and localhost resources

i try to setup squid as a single top-level proxy, that give me access to i2p, tor(through privoxy) and some localhost resources. I`m using Gentoo and squid 3.2.13, if it is important. In this regard, ...