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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Using Squid as forward http proxy failing to complete request?

I'm using Squid as local proxy. I have the config file as below:-# # Recommended minimum configuration: # # Example rule allowing access from your local networks. # Adapt to list your (internal) IP ...
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squid_ldap_group library missing

I am testing my squid-Active Directory connection. I need to use the squid_ldap_group library, but when I execute the test I have a 'library not found' error. This lib and others for authentication ...
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configuring squid reverse proxy

I want to configure reverse proxy by Squid. I edited squid.config but it doesn't work # TAG: http_access http_access allow all http_access allow localhost http_access deny all # TAG: http_port ...
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How to set proxy server Squid on CentOS multiple connections for download

I am now using Cent-OS and i have installed squid proxy server completely. The problem i meet is when I use Internet download manager and set proxy) to download a file, Internet download manager could ...
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How to make squid proxy to allow all connections from different IPs

I setup squid proxy on my VPS on DigitalOcean. But I have a problem - my home IP address changes constantly, since it is dynamic. I tried to use no-ip (since it's free) but when I add acl myhome ...
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how to resolve scunthorpe situations in squid?

how can i configure my squ-id to resolve scunthorpe problem , Problem in breif : i work on a small it firm where we have blocked adult websites using squid,recently i got a problem that i cant ...
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How to setup a HTTP caching proxy inside a NAT which is not a gateway?

I have the following setup of OSI level 2 and 3 devices in my IPv4-LAN with internet connection behind a NAT (all clients and servers are in 192.168.1.0/24) Internet | Gateway (WiFi-"Router")/NAT ...
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Squid proxy bandwidth hogging prevention

I have a squid proxy acting as a parental filter on our LAN, however it's very easy for one users downloading to slow everyone else down. My question is: Is it possible to set up something that ...
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Basic Proxy Server config fails for some websites. TCP_MISS and TCP_MISS_ABORTED ISSUES?

I have a basic installation of squid working on Ubuntu 14.04. All I want really is to log requests made. I don't really care for ACL or caching. Perhaps later. I looked at the long squid.conf file ...
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Squid time based ACL

I've got time-based ACL's configured that I thought were working, but they're not. Here's what I have set: #### Time access ACLs #### acl weekday_access time M T W H 7:30-21:00 acl friday_access time ...
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How to setup a HTTPS Proxy on a raspberry pi

I'm looking for a way to encrypt every data sent from my smartphone and laptop by using a proxy server on my raspberry pi. What I've got so far: - RPi with Squid3 Running What I'm still missing: - ...
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Sending the command to run a batch file from web(remotely)

Is it possible for me to make my computer run a batch file through a web command? To make it more clear let me try to explain what i am trying to achieve. I want to run a squid proxy server on a ...
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Squid 3.1 Monitor HTTPS logs

I have configured squid3 on Raspbian Wheezy OS, here is the configuration file (squid.conf): acl manager proto cache_object acl localhost src 127.0.0.1/32 acl to_localhost dst 127.0.0.0/8 acl ...
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how to configure WPAD in Centos 7 using squid, BIND, DHCP

i am new to linux and using centos 7 to configure proxy server. With the manual configuration my proxy server is working fine but now i want to use auto proxy detect, becase there are different ...
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Removing lines in text document that end the same

We have a script that downloads a list of domains for our squid box to block, but we keep getting warnings like the following: 2015/03/02 17:08:47| WARNING: You should probably remove '.artnau.com' ...
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difference between parent and sibling in squid's cache_peer directive

I want to know what differs in the following two lines: cache_peer cache.myparent.example parent 3128 3130 cache_peer cache.sibling.example sibling 3128 3130 For you reference, this says: If ...
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Squid3 Reverse Proxy - Force Cache and Suppress Version

I have been using pfSense for about 2 years now and I love it. One of my favorite features has come to be Squid2 and Squid3. Right now I am using Squid3 to run both proxy and reverse proxy. There are ...
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Squid only accepts connections to main IP

So, I have multiple IP addresses in my server and I'd like Squid to "listen" them all.. like nginx for example uses 0.0.0.0. For some reason Squid only accepts connections to eth0 (other IPs are like ...
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Squid cache everything for ever

I'm running OpenSUSE 13.2 and installed squid via yast. I want to cache everything on my localhost, web pages, ISO, distribution packages. The problem is that my /var/cache/squid directory stays 20MB,...
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transparent Squid allowing only HTTPS sites

I have configured squid proxy as transparent on RHEL6. But these is an issue with it. It's allowing only HTTPS sites (but all works fine when I manually enter proxy settings in browser). Below is my /...
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Allow port 1352 via UFW and Squid

Our server runs UFW and Squid (along with SquidGuard). All the systems in our LAN connect to the Internet via this server. UFW seems to allow port 1352. Squid also seems to allow connections on port ...
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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. Now,...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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 Windows,...
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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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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 ...