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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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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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 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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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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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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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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How much of a difference is my squid cache making?

I'm on an ADSL connection that has a bandwidth limit (I can download 100 gig per month). For a bit of a test I set up Squid as a transparent web proxy to capture all HTTP traffic and attempt to cache ...
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Users using Perl script to bypass Squid Proxy [closed]

The users on our network have been using a perl script to bypass our Squid proxy restrictions. Is there any way we can block this script from working?? #!/usr/bin/perl ...
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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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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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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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Squid (or any other proxy) auto login without credential challenge

Present Situation: Configure Firefox to use a proxy server either by direct proxy details or PAC file. When a site is accessed, you get a Login dialog (from FF) for the proxy. We provide ...
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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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tcp_outgoing_address: cannot connect to website

I have a LinuxMint running in a virtual box. I have installed a squid3 proxy server and it is working. However, if I want to add a tcp_outgoing_address it is not working. I am using the default ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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OpenVPN + Squid or another way of blocking advertisements/websites?

I have a personal VPN that I use on my tablet for public wifi protection. Adblock+ is limited on android in that you need to set up a proxy for it to work, and this isn't ideal. Before I started ...
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Squid3 proxy Cannot write log file

I installed Squid3 on Rasbian, and did some minor configuration. Then I set it up to cache to an auto mounting usb drive. I was looking over the logs and found only TCP_MISS. I was hoping after a ...
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Squid - transparent proxy with NICs on same subnet?

I have setup a basic Squid + DansGuardian virtual machine that I was to use for the monitoring and blocking of certain websites. Currently, web traffic goes through a router set as the gateway - the ...
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Setting Squid Transparent Proxy

I want to setup Squid transparent proxy on my server. However, I also want to have Apache running. And HTTP/HTTPS should work on Apache as well as on proxy port. So say: Apache serves HTTP ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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 ...