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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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50% of my request to Squid used as a proxy and setup with BasicAuth receive a 407, the other half works as expected. Why?

I have a Java application that needs to ping third party websites. To make it safer, I use Squid as a proxy: +-----------+ +-------------+ +--------------------+ | Java App. |---->| Squid ...
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Squid proxy configuration file: Correct I guess but not working

I've configured a Squid proxy server on my desktop, and I'm encountering an issue when trying to connect to it from another device on the same network. The proxy server is set up to utilize a 4G modem ...
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the Internet does not start via squid

I installed squid 6.2. I built it from sources with ssl. the service starts normally. there are 2 network cards. one looks at the local network, the other at the Internet. I used the manual for ...
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Why doesn’t Squid proxy add X-Forwarded-For and Via headers as it should?

According to the Squid proxy documentation the Via and Forwarded-For Headers should be set per Default, but they aren't showing up in my configuration. I installed a freshly instance of Squid and to ...
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Running forward proxy over openvpn

Where I live, there is quite a bit of censorship on the internet, and so I hope to be able to run a proxy on my home server which passes all my internet traffic through an openvpn tunnel, such that I ...
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Configuring a custom dns and proxy setup

I have a smart-dns setup, Using dnsmasq as the dns server, which always resolves to my server ip address, for a given list of domains. I want a configure either a webserver or proxy program to listen ...
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squid proxy websockets fail

when chrome pass a websockets message , it showed Establishing a tunnel via proxy server failed. my squid is 4.14 on windows. I have tried use http_access allow all configure but failed
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Squid and proxychains setup

I'm having trouble getting squid to use proxychains proxy list which includes tor. is there a way i can make squid talk to proxychains Privoxy Config: listen-address 127.0.0.1:8118 listen-address [::1]...
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how to configure acl http_status 403 in Squid-Cache?

I have this rule to redirect TCP_DENIED/403, TCP_DENIED_REPLY/403, TCP_MISS/403 to deny.log acl DENY_ACCESS http_status 403 access_log stdio:/var/log/squid/deny.log squid DENY_ACCESS But I get ...
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Squid proxy problems with DNS resolution

I need to configure a proxy in Mozzilla Firefox to access some websites my organization blocks. Till now, i used a simple smartphone app called "Easy Proxy" that make a simple HTTP/HTTPS ...
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How to get Squid V4 to log "requestless" connections

I have a Squid proxy (V4.13), and it isn't logging all connections that are going through it. According to this message, before V5 "older Squids did not access-log many requestless TCP ...
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Squid Proxy Block it RDP Connections, Solution?

This is my scenario: I create my blocking rules inside the Squid proxy to block pages and ports. And my problem is that when I want to connect to a Windows Remote Desktop via IP, it doesn't connect ...
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[SQUID-6.1]: Setup Squid ipv4 to ipv6 proxy

I'm trying to setup a squid proxy that will accept multiple inbound connections on one IPv4 across a range of ports, and for each port connection to connect out on a unique IPv6 address. I can ...
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kex_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host when connecting to sftp over https/ssl proxy

I am trying to connext to sftp server over https proxy, using the following command: sftp -v -o ProxyCommand="nc -X connect -x proxyIp:3128 %h %p" user@sftpIP 22. When I am running the ...
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PfSense - Squid/LightSquid report

I set up Squid/LightSquid with SSL and certs on my machines. When I open LightSquid, I get the report with the host in the URLs, but I also get many entries that have solely IP addresses listed and ...
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Proxy server with squid and multiple 4G routers

A particular Raspberry Pi 4 is connected to wlan0 (192.168.10.174) on a 4G router (192.168.10.1) and has a 4G mobile connection. Already on interface eth0 (192.168.1.41), is my local network router (...
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squid strange error 443

I have an ubuntu20 server with squid installed. The connection was normal until yesterday, I can't connect from any device, I checked the access.log and the error is 443. What's strange is that when I ...
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google play store not working via squid ssl bump

I have configured squid to not bump these domains: .googleapis.com .google.com .gvt2.com .googleusercontent.com .youtube.com .gstatic.com youtubei.googleapis.com accounts.google.com squid.conf acl ...
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Why does my Squid proxy setup keep triggering spam bot protection like Cloudflare's CAPTCHA?

I am running at home a proxy server setup designed to limit access to certain websites that I find produce a drag on my mental health (for very complex personal reasons totally off topic here), which ...
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Encrypted browser-proxy (Squid) connection

I'm trying to set up an encrypted communication between the browser and our proxy (squid) theoretically, it must work out of the box with modern browsers as mentioned in squid official doc : https://...
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Configuring proxy Squid under Strongswan private network

I cannot connect to Proxy Server (Squid) from my computer (Windows 10) via VPN (StrongSwan, IKev2) on my VPS (CentOS 8) I have no idea what I'm doing, so please bare with me! Port in firewall-cmd is ...
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what good is a forward web proxy?

if i understand correctly, unless i employ some sort of certificate replacement, forward web proxies like squid connect web browsers to web servers and forward encrypted network traffic between them. ...
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Squid running on docker not enforcing time acl in configuration

I have a squid running in docker, which is not enforcing the time ACLs that are defined in the configuration. I'me using https://hub.docker.com/r/ubuntu/squid running on arm This is my configuration ...
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Error: No forward-proxy ports configured

I'm trying to set up a transparent proxy for a school project but i have this error: error: No forward-proxy ports configured while trying to configure squid from the /etc/squid/squid.conf file (squid ...
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How to compile Squid 5.6 for Debian 11

I need compile Squid 5.6 or 5.5 for Debian 11. I have a squid 4 non transparent proxy over Debian 11 with ncsa_auth, but the problem is that squid version can´t manage websockets (ws and wss ...
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Why is Squid proxy always turned on and listening by default, in my Ubuntu VPS?

I have an Ubuntu VPS, version 20.04. I installed a few things (NGINX, Python, fail2ban, virtualenv) but left pretty much everything else as it comes. If I run top, I see the process squid takes up ...
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Change squid log file rotate

I want to create squid log file every hour, not every day. My log file is about to 1GB. Is it possible to generate access.log file every hour?
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Proxy auto login using domain credential

I am using pfSense with squid proxy, linked and configured with LDAP to my win server 2016. Every user is allowed to navigate but I need to log urls based on username. Proxy authentication popup works ...
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Cache proxy to store media

I want to set up a caching proxy that will store all the content (i.e. pics, videos, etc...) of the browsers that use the proxy. I've managed to set up a squid proxy server but couldn't find mp4 files ...
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How to redirect traffic from squid to vpn?

I have a windows machine with a squid server and VPN client connection(which is not the default gateway) What I want is to redirect some traffic from squid to my default ethernet connection and some ...
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How to setup squid proxy with multiple 3g modems?

I have 3 USB dongles on my computer. How do I setup squid to proxy each port to the appropriate dongle? So I will have 3 virtual networks, with default gateways. I'm looking for squid directive to ...
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Will Squid fix SSL errors on old Mac OS system (Snow Leopard)?

I am trying to keep a Mac OS 10.6.8/Snow Leopard system functionally useful, but for years have been unable to overcome browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari) that refuse to connect to certain HTTPS ...
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HTTP to HTTPS on localhost for Linux

I have some old black-box applications which emit HTTP requests, that now I need to transfer via a secure HTTPS connection to the destination server and get back its result and deliver to the emitting ...
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Apache http to https redirect with Squid reverse-proxy

I have a web server that runs website example.com. I have configured http to https redirect on apache; See below <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName www.example.com Redirect permanent / https://...
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Allow squid transparent proxy on non standard http ports

Please bear as I am totally new to squid. I need to setup a squid transparent proxy to for NAT and allow URL filtering in AWS. I followed thisAWS Link AWS link and everything works as expected. ...
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Unusual behavior from Squid reverse proxy using Cloudflare

I have installed the Squid proxy on my pfSense instance to direct traffic via URL/host to 4 servers in my local homelab network due to having only one public IP. (to be precise, mail, file/NAS, web, ...
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Basic_ncsa_auth.exe is not running. Squid Windows Server 2016

After installing squid proxy in server 2016 windows, squid proxy process basic_ncsa_auth.exe is not running, because of this squid proxy is not working. Solution provided in below links:- http://...
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squid - logfile based on source

According to some googled documents, I am trying to set up per-host logfile to exclude some requests from access log, but to keep these requests in different logfile. My related config in squid.conf: ...
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How to add iptables rule to redirect http(s) traffic for specific service only (OpenVPN) and not affect another services (Apache2 etc)?

I have own VPS (Ubuntu 18). I have there runned Apache2 and OpenVPN servers. Also I have there Squid proxy that I want to use with OpenVPN to intercept traffic and change headers like user-agent. To ...
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Is it possible to use squid as a proxy gateway to other proxies?

CONTEXT: I have a number of proxies that I use for different purposes (scraping, price collection, etc.) Some of these I own (e.g. a cloud server in a datacentre running squid), some of these are ...
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Squid proxy server is blocking the FTP connection

I have set up a Squid proxy Server to restrict the websites. Now, I want to connect to a FTP server but the proxy server is somehow blocking the connection. I can connect to the FTP server from some ...
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How to get rid of HTTPS with a proxy?

I am running a tiny private network that consists of a Linux server and some very old computers running very old operating systems like Windows 95 and DOS. The Linux server is running squid and ...
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Cannot access Spotify through squid proxy

I setup a personal squid proxy without authentication so i could connect to spotify. I can connect to normal websites and i acan also connect to Spotify website however i cant connect to Spotify using ...
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Set up a transparent proxy with a forwarded port on mac OS X

I want to set up a transparent proxy on mac, I searched and ended up using squid(squidMan in my case for mac) for that. Now I have forwarded my traffic over a port using ssh like this: ssh root@ip -L ...
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Using squid proxy as a way to change outgoing NIC

I've tried before to find a solution and I got really confused and not receiving an answer that fixed my problem (well the problem is actually my lack of knowledge here). What I am trying to achieve ...
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Lightsquid in Docker: resource mapping recommendations

Now I'm trying to have some practice with docker and working on lightsquid containerization. There is a practical task of setting up several Squid servers for different purposes so I realize that ...
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How to setup iptables to feed squid proxy server?

I am following this https://raspberrytips.com/raspberry-pi-firewall/ to setup iptables for squid proxy server. iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i wlan0 -p tcp --dport 80 -j DNAT --to 192.168.42.1:3128 ...
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Fail to install squid on Raspbian

I try to install squid proxy on Raspbian, from Webmin but, after installed successfully, can't configure the module to start using it. The command squid was not found on your system. Maybe it is not ...
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Logging websocket connections in Squid

I'm monitoring Squid access.log, expecting to see when an application opens some websocket connections. But new records seem to appear only when the connections are closed (although I'm not 100% sure ...
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Squid Proxy Very Slow Causing Timeout

I have just installed the Squid proxy server on a Raspberry Pi (Raspbian). I am trying to connect to it via Firefox. I have made the following proxy settings (dummy IP below obviously): It connects ...
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