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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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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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how to correctly configure squid delay pool

This is my squid.conf delay_pools 1 delay_class 1 1 delay_access 1 allow localnet delay_parameters 1 -1/-1 -1/-1 delay_access 1 deny all I have a single local network and I want a single pool and my ...
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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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How to proxy my browser internet access?

I want to make my laptop access internet through another computer in same network (the server) which has a vpn. I think I did this kind of setup a decade ago but I don't remember the details. So how ...
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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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Squid Deb proxy fails to provide required APT by Lan user

Following this tutorial I have squid-deb-proxy installed On a fresh Ubuntu server install MY server detials: Ubuntu server : NAME="Ubuntu" VERSION="20.04.3 LTS (Focal Fossa)" ID=...
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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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Possible to use network interface name instead of IP address?

I know that when we want to specify the tcp outgoing address, we should use this line in the config: tcp_outgoing_address 192.168.1.20 But sometimes, the IP address is not static and always changes. ...
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How to pass traffic from proxy server as default?

Basically, I have 2 EC2 server. (1) EC2 server with HTTP_PROXY / HTTPS_PROXY="SquidserverIP:3128" in environment variable. (2) EC2 server with squid proxy configuration. Now, How can i pass ...
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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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Who is making DNS lookups? My system/browser or my squid proxy/remote server?

I configured squid proxy with anonimizer on a remote server but it seems that the DNS lookup happens before a request is sent to a website over proxy. I am using windows 10 as home system and a squid ...
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Squid Proxy transparent mode SSL filtering

I am trying to get Squid Proxy (v3.5) operating in transparent mode for HTTP as well as HTTPS. I need to have filtering enabled on this as well. Now, both HTTP and HTTPS work and HTTP filtering works....
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Is it possible to acquire different IP addresses if I already have one IP address?

What I want to ask is whether its possible to create multiple IP adresses from one server with a single IP. I would like to use them with a Squid proxy. For example I have the IP address 34.123.321....
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FATAL: Failed to make swap directory /var/cache/squid: (13) Permission Denied

I have successfully installed and configured Squid Proxy Server 3.5.26 in Slackware 14.2. Im currently logged in as root user and I get an error when starting Squid using the command sudo squid -z: ...
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Cannot flush proxy settings after being connected to Squid proxy

My computer was recently on a LAN with a squid proxy. After returning to my home network, certain applications (that I'm assuming were proxied) are still attempting to connect to the local proxy (10.1....
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How to access terminal commands through proxy server url

I have done setting up a squid proxy server with username and password. It authenticates when opening browser for username and password. It works great in browsers. But in terminal, i want to access ...
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Need to use my home IP form remote server

I need to outgoing with my home IP from my remote VPS So I buy a raspberry pi 3 with raspian and place it at home. I have install Squid and I setup with this sample rules: acl me src MY_VPS_IP/32 ...
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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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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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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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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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