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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Centos 5.8: unable to setup squid transparent

I am using Centos 5.8 and using squid 3.1.I am trying to achieve transparent proxy along with another parent proxy server IP. So far I am able to configure the peer_cache settings in squid.conf using ...
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Difference between squid and apt-cache server?

Does any one know what the difference between Squid and apt-cache server in Ubuntu? Cause I'm just familiar with apt-cache server.
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How to reload a request via cache in squid if URL is blocked?

I have a simple and pretty basic squid3 configurations in my home server. I use it in combination with Tor and Privoxy. I have defined privoxy as cache_peer in squid configuration and an access list ...
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Unable to test HTTP PUT-based file upload via Squid Proxy

I can upload a file to my Apache web server using Curl just fine: echo "[$(date)] file contents." | curl -T - http://WEB-SERVER/upload/sample.put However, if I put a Squid proxy server in between, ...
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Squid log to socket

I've got a simple script listening on port 10101 (tcp) on my primary server which is meant to consume the log files of my proxy (which is running on a separate server). Now, my problem is that I ...
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Pulling data from squid proxy

As the title says, I want to pull data from my proxy. Background: Recently I've got a surge in the amount of data that has to be saved, and the module I'm running at the moment just doesn't cut it*, ...
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How to selectively filter or block non-http/s traffic?

I know that it is possible to filter web content, say, with Squid+ICAP Server. But, is it conceptually as well as practically possible to monitor, filter, and programatically transform arbitrary ...
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Video and file caching with squid lusca?

I have configured squid lusca on Ubuntu 11.04 and also configured the video caching but the problem is the squid cannot configure the video more than 2 min long and the file of size up to 5.xx MB ...
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Allow access from outside network with dmz and iptables

I'm having a problem with my home network. So my setup is like this: In my Router (using Ubuntu desktop v11.04), I installed squid proxy as my transparent proxy. So I would like to use dyndns ...
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Add specific files to squid cache

I have set up squid-deb-proxy on Ubuntu, but would like to be able to add packages downloaded on other networks (e.g. McDonald's or college WiFi) to the cache. I have asked a question specific to ...
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Where to supply Authentication details to the Network Proxy (Central Proxy) on Fedora?

My system is running Fedora 16 and I live in a campus where we use LAN to connect to the Internet. And for this, we use an http proxy with authentication (username & password). I tried putting ...
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DDWRT, redirect LAN IP requests on port 80 to external proxy server

I'm trying to redirect all port 80 requests on a single LAN IP to an external squid proxy server outside of my network. For debugging purposes, I'm attempting this from the router level as the ...
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installing webmin/plesk/cpanel/directadmin on pc on which squid proxy is installed

I am very new to Squid proxy- what I am wondering is, can I set up a hosting control panel like Cpanel/Webmin/Plesk/Directadmin, on the same box that also has squid proxy installed in it? Will there ...
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Squid can't complete external DNS queries

I've downloaded and configured with a minimal configuration file. I'm running Squid 2.7 on a Windows box. I've configured a client machines' browser to use my proxy server, but all external DNS ...
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Squid logs show “TCP_DENIED/407” error

I'm using Squid 3.0 Example: I want to download software from cnet. After launching CNET Download.com Installer, IĀ get an error: Internet connection error We're unable to connect to the ...
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Restrict users with regard to their MAC addresses. Is it possible with Squid?

I need to restrict the users with regard to their MAC addresses. Is it possible with Squid?
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How to set up on-disk cache for a Squid cache server?

I want to build an Ubuntu-based cache server, using Squid, and I need an on-disk cache up to 65GB. How much RAM do I need for this? Is it a better practice to divide the 65GB to 5 or 10GB cache ...
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Can Installing a squid 3 proxy server cause problems with my internet access?

I live on a campus that provides Internet access through squid http proxy. We need to authenticate to access the Internet. This means that I can login from only one machine at a time and cannot access ...
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SQUID proxy - open FTP

How can I open other ports than HTTP and HTTPS using SQUID proxy? I have last version of squid running on Fedora 10 but I'm not able to open FTP port. my squid.conf: acl manager proto cache_object ...
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Squid3 to use a parent SSH SOCKS proxy?

I would like to have a local squid3 server to use the forwarded parent SOCKS port 9999, and serve local users at local server port 3128 to avoid govt censorship... I have SSH tunnel forwarding a ...
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Simple authentication in Squid

I need to run a squid server in order to code and test another program against a proxy. So I downloaded Squid for Windows, configured for running without authentication and everything works. So far so ...
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How do I set up an SSH tunnel to connect to a proxy?

I have two machines S and C that are on a local network. The way to access Internet from any machine on the network is to use a web proxy, Squid3 is being used. So I can log in to the proxy from only ...
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Problem using web ip check with squid

I've got all my web traffic running through Squid using iptables: Chain OUTPUT (policy ACCEPT) target prot opt source destination ACCEPT tcp -- anywhere ...
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Squid is ignoring my ACL

Second try: I configured Firefox to use the proxy IP and port, and it worked, so my hypothesis is correct: for some reason, the machine where Squid is running don't send to it the incoming petitions. ...
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Linux: no space left on device error with 50% free space

After spending a day crushing my head on the desk I would appreciate some help. I'm running a Squid-Proxy on Fedora 14. Even if I try to touch /tmp/foo I'll receive a "no space left on device" error. ...
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Squid or Kernel buffer overflow

I am getting this error in squid (which goes away after about 20 seconds but annoys the users to no end) (105) No buffer space available Then if I go to the command line and try and ping I get this ...
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How to selectively filter videos from YouTube with Squid

Here's the scenario: I have a 7 and 4 year old and I'm setting up a computer for them to use which would include unsupervised times. I've set up squid so that they can only get to websites that are ...
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routing single application through any kind of vpn on OSX

OSX Application should run through manually selected route (vpn connection). Best idea I had is to put squid on separate linux machine, setup VPN on that machine and make iproute (shorewall) handle ...
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Route all the traffic through my laptop (using Squid) wit Windows

I have just installed Squid on my laptop and I am successfully blocking all the traffic that I want to block ( websites, protocols etc. ). But I would like to route all the traffic form my LAN ( have ...
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Dynamic Proxy with OpenSSH and windows

Ok, so the goal is to be able to utilize the dynamic proxy method that OpenSSH provides with the -D option on the Linux client, such that any connection requests made against a local port are ...
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Options for SSL-encrypted reverse proxy

I am looking to provide almost a... VPN of sorts... for my company. I can setup a reverse proxy for external people to get into our web apps with Squid. That's no problem. I can even setup stunnel on ...
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How can I access blocked sites while in China?

I have some colleagues who need to go to China for work, however while they're there, they can't access a lot of sites. One of which is GMail (Google Apps), which they need for work. We have a UK ...
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Squid proxy limit

My college uses squid 2.6 stable for limiting access and speed of internet. Some of the problems are -- 1) Chrome gives access denied for almost every other site I visit, though these are on ...
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Simple way to monitor and analyze home network traffic, via proxy?

Question I'm looking for a way to create a simple list/log/database of the URLs my home computers have accessed. This list should show Domains, Urls, Timestamps, bytes sent/rec'd and that's about it. ...
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How to block a specific content using squid?

My problem is a bit strange. In Iran there is a famous "access denied page" that redirects you to a strange page with a lot of HTML errors and lol, telling you RTFM about ridiculous Internet laws. I ...
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how to use transmission d/l through squid

my squid server is set to use the ncsa module to do authentication. and i can use this proxy with web browsers (IE/FF). i configured my transmission as: "proxy": "my.proxy.ip", "proxy-auth-enabled": ...
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dd-wrt and squid proxy

I am now using linksys router with dd-wrt firmware & squid proxy from off-site (VPN) for anonymity. The problem is i have to configure proxy setting in my browser to access that proxy. What i ...
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Using Tor behind a proxy?

i'd like to use TOR/polipo behind a proxy like below ME --> POLIPO --> TOR --> PROXY SQUID --> WEB Couldn't find how to do that. When specifying a parent proxy for polipo, it goes straight for it ...
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Mail ports doesn't seem to work under squid proxy

I have used the following commands acl Safe_ports port 25 # smtp acl Safe_ports port 110 # pop3 But when i configured my mail account in my client's machine it doesn't seem to ...
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503 Service Unavailable - What really it means?

I developed a website and it loads in every other system but certainly not in mine ... WHen i used firebug my request show 503 Service Unavailable EDIT: My response was, Server squid/2.6.STABLE21 ...
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I'm using Firefox, configured to use a Squid proxy. Can the browser-proxy connection be HTTPS?

And what about Chrome, Opera, and Safari? (IE can go pound sand) Clarifying, I have the power to reconfigure Squid if necessary.
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Do I need to have a proxy server to have HTTP over SSH?

I want to use HTTP over SSH since in my university most of the sites are blocked. I have my own server to which I can using SSH. What I'm doing right now is have a squid proxy run on the server on a ...