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Questions tagged [squid]

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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Squid Proxy Terminal Connection error

I am using squid proxy server. This is working fine in the browser. But when I try to wget in terminal. I am getting below error. paulsteven@smackcoders:/etc$ wget https://www.google.com/ --2019-01-...
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squid3 configuration file to allow all requests including https

What is the simplest squid3 configuration file to implement a proxy on port 8888 that allows all requests from all clients to all sites including https?
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Squid 3.5.12 HTTP vs HTTPS Custom Block Page

I have Squid 3.5.12 On Ubuntu Server 16.04.5 LTS I'm using it to block everything except specific domains listed in whitelist.txt Everything is working fine except for the blocked page shown to the ...
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Benefits of using Squid proxy in modern browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari)

With all the file caching already done in browsers, I was wondering if there is any benefit to configuring your Browser to use a local (LAN or on same machine) Squid proxy. Looking at the console ...
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squidGuard does not filter traffic

I am trying to setup squidguard with squid proxy. It does not seem to capture any traffic or does not match any sources Package details Proxy: Squid 3.5 OS: Centos 7 SquidGuard Verion: ...
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Squid is not running on VLAN

I have been trying to configure the squid with Vlan in switch mode (without an IP address), but I have a problem regarding that. The configuration I did was: There are two interfaces: eth0 and eth1 ...
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Does squid support variables (or similar) to indicate external acl path?

Does squid.conf support variables to indicate external acl path? Problem: I need to replace the path to my lists (which are many) by a variable or something similar, for when I want to change the ...
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Squid timezone spoof

I have set up Squid 3.5 with elite/paranoid configuration. However, I still fail proxy detection because my browser timezone is different than the IP timezone. Is there a way to "spoof" or filter ...
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Squid3 proxy with multiple IPv4 and IPv6

I am unable to get Squid 3.5 to respond to any IP but ip1 with this config. I believe the problem is with the use of IPv6, not the way that I am assigning multiple IPs. However, I only have a single ...
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Squidman not resolving dns on mac

I've been trying to get Squidman to work so I can proxy my mobile through my mac. Localhost is accessible, but everything external is not. Going to e.g. Google.com gives me the following error: no ...
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Forward all HTTP(s) requests from OpenVPN server to a Remote Proxy server

I am trying to figure out a way to forward all client http/https traffic from my openvpn server (A) running Centos7 on a VPS to a remote web proxy server (B). The remote server B will act as a ...
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HTTPS (letsencrypt) squid proxy on a domain?

I'd like to make a HTTPS squid proxy (this kind) that can be used by anyone to access any site. This is not a reverse proxy, it is for the whole internet. For security reasons, IPs on my subnet should ...
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ISP Throttles Internet on HTTP, HTTPS works fine (OpenVPN and Proxy also get throttled)

I want to setup OpenVPN on my server but I have very weird problem which I just noticed while setting it up. I think my ISP is throttling speed over HTTP connections. Without VPN and Without Proxy (...
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clients don't connect to squid server

I'm currently trying to make a squid server on my personal laptop to allow a few PC's on my work to connect to the internet through a vpn on my laptop. I've installed and configured squid on my ...
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Monit for Squid

I am trying to use monit to monitor my squid server. I installed squid server on raspbian stretch using apt-get. The squid service was installed under /etc/init.d/squid and I checked if the PID file ...
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Local MediaWiki installation slow despite enabling Squid, parser, file, and sidebar caching

I have a local MediaWiki installation on a flash drive using XAMPP. I have enabled every possible form of caching as far as I know except for Varnish, since it's unavailable on Windows. Additionally, ...
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How to protect agains milions failed login attempts?

Every time I access my VPS using PuTTY, I see this: Last failed login: Fri Oct 6 17:25:58 UTC 2017 from xx.xxx.xxx.xxx on ssh:notty There were 2381935 failed login attempts since the last successful ...
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acl url_regex on squid3 is not working using an online tested regular expression

I was asked to block Facebook access from 8:00am to 3:00pm for almost all users but them are using alternative Facebook URLs to access the social network anyway. This is consuming a lot of our low ...
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How to configure http proxy (Squid?) to transform http/1.1 requests to 1.0

I need to setup Squid (or any other proxy) on my local linux VM so that it proxies all incoming HTTP traffic on the loopback interface while transforming the HTTP version to 1.0. In other words I ...
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Is it possible to set up a squid proxy server for a mobile hotspot device?

I am going to buy a verizon "jet pack" mobile hotspot device (similar to mifi) for my trailer, and want to minimize my bandwidth use while on the road. I'd like to somehow set up a small linux ...
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block suburl in Squid

Im trying to block one page from website on Ubuntu. For example the website is www.linuxquestions.org which I want to allow, but www.linuxquestions.org/reviews/ I want to deny. I found out that I cant ...
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How to get a static IP?

I need a static IP to work on one of my client's website. He have blocked all connections from my country in firewal. And asked me my IP address so he could whitelist mine. Problem is I don't have a ...
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Squid proxy for localhost to improve surfing experience

I think of using Squid as a proxy for my localhost to improve my surfing experience. Now I have done some research on this and I'm not sure why there is not much content about this on Google: Can ...
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pfSense randomly blocking sites

I'm using a pfSense firewall together with approx. 50 WiFi access points to provide internet connectivity for my customers. In order to be able to block sites (e. g. if legally forced), I also ...
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NTLM proxy authentication as Local System on Windows Server 2008

I have an application that is required to send HTTP requests via a proxy supporting only NTLM authentication against the local domain controller. I am using a libcurl SSPI build to send requests which ...
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Routing proxied traffic though a squid proxy?

I have an application which runs on multiple servers all on different IPs. This application makes network requests using proxies. Each "account" that is used has an assigned proxy. Each proxy is only ...
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block .exe inside a .zip

If we want to block an extension in our firewall, we can use a rule similar to this: example iptables rules: iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -m string --string ".exe" --algo bm -j DROP Or we can do it in ...
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HTTP Proxy FOR Squid

I have Squid set up on an Ubuntu server on my network, I can connect to Squid just fine. However, I need all traffic through Squid to be forwarded to a second proxy, how can I acheive this?
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Unicode expression with SquidGuard

I'm using SquidGuard 1.4 with Squid3, it worked like charm and I can block adult site with expression DB file contain English pattern. (^|[-\?+=/_])(bondage|boobs?|busty?|hardcore|porno?|sex|xxx+)([-\...
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Allowing only few websites to AD group isng squid and squidguard on pfsense

I wonder is there a way to block websites based on AD group criteria. Say I have Students group in AD, and the users of this group can use any computer to login as I use roaming profiles. I want to ...
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Raspberry pi - cannot access any HTTPS site, iptables

I managed to configure Raspberry pi 2 and tp-link wn722n to act like an access point: I have also installed squid on it, with port 3128. Everything works fine with HTTP sites, but I am unable to ...
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Detect squid proxy local network

I setup squid on a OS X server machine for caching, but I don't see much improvement. I'm trying to check if this is actually working, should I be happy enough that internet is working when squid is ...
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Binding SQUID proxy with VPN in network namespace

I have squid proxy installed on my ubuntu server, it works under default configuration. I also have network namespace proxy1 with openvpn running inside (I use script like this one for setting up ...
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Basic Setting of Squid Server - Gateway issue

I am trying to set a Squid server (Basic Setup), i am connecting Squid server and my laptop to the home router.below are the codes and configurations i have so far: # # Recommended minimum ...
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Centralized squid server management

I have 45 Squid Proxy Servers in branch offices and need a way to centrally manage the configuration. How can we can make only one change and have this replication to other Squid servers?
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Proxychains and Squid Proxy

I'm working with proxychains (3.1 and 4). I have a VM that is running Squid Proxy 3.1.19. I have properly configured proxychains to use Squid Proxy, ie. 'http squidip squidport'. Proxychains works as ...
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Web Security Proxy using Computer Accounts instead of User Accounts

All our internet traffic goes through a web security proxy product, a squid server essentially hosted on one of our servers. This connects through to the online portal service we pay for which allows ...
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How to setup Squid Proxy (for localhost services and Tor and I2P)

So, here's my dilemma. I had this bright idea that I could use DNS to create my own TLD for my computer. I wanted all services to run on localhost as I will be creating sites that can modify my ...
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Getting user's IP address who uses local Squid proxy

There are a problem because my users are connecting to my OpenVPN server with Squid proxy which I provide it on my Ubuntu server. When they connect to my server, their logs look like that on OpenVPN ...
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Squid: Not accepting external connetions

Clients in the 172.16.0.0/12 network are not able to use the SQUID proxy. . Any idea what could be causing this? $ curl --proxy 172.20.0.20:3128 www.google.com -I curl: (56) Recv failure: Connection ...
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Proper Location for Transparent Squid Proxy Gateway (with Caching)

I'm trying to set up a transparent proxy on my home network so that I can cache my internet traffic and monitor my connections without needing to configure browsers to go through the proxy - e.g. it ...
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Pfsense 2.3.2 Cannot install Squid and SquidGuard

Pfsense 2.3.2 New install but it gives the following error when the squid and squidguard installation. Number of packages to be installed: 4 The process will require 10 MiB more space. [1/4] ...
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how to allow different lan to use squid proxy

I have internet access at eth0 - live IP LAN is connected at eth1 with ip address 10.1.98.0/24. which is working fine. http_port is 3128. My question is how to allow different ip range like 10.1....
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SSL Cert only valid

Similar to Intermediate SSL Cert I have a router that I'm running a squid cache on. The thing is, everything is https nowadays, so I've enabed MITM SSL filtering to cache https. I'm fairly certain ...
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Web WhatsApp doesn't show behind proxy

I have proxy with SSL bump configured. While this is on, WhatApp we doesn't show, why?
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Can't access localhost through Squid proxy

I've set up a proxy server using squid on my local machine running on port 3128. My apache server is up and now I'm trying to access my localhosts sites through squid proxy but the request keeps ...
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How to use a certificate authority (CA) with a separate key file for SSL bumping in squid 4.x?

According to the squid article on SSL bumping one uses the cert parameter of the http_port [port] ssl-bump directive in order to specify a CA which has it's key included in one file (protected by OS ...
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Convert HTTP requests to Socks5 with squid3

I am new to Squid3. My question is duplicated with Convert HTTP requests to SOCKS5. The difference is that I want to achieve it with Squid3, but I can not find any configuration in Squid3's ...
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Is simple forward proxy different than port forwarding?

Here is the introduction: I have a windows server which recently I decided to use it as a personal proxy server(not using ssh) like those free IP:Port proxies. I've made my googling and it seems ...
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Configuring CentOS 6.7 as a Squid proxy server: How may I solve this issue?

I'm using a PC running on CentOS 6.7 with 2 NIC's (eth0 & eth1) as a Squid Proxy server. eth0 (Red interface/ 192.168.0.2/24) is connected physically with the router (192.168.0.1/24) while the ...