Squid3 is the most recent version of the squid caching proxy that enables server administrators to build up a cache of frequently accessed web content which they can then serve up again to increase the speed of content delivery and to conserve the overall bandwidth used on the network.

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Squid as proxy is only allowing https traffic

I have installed Squid with Dansguardian and configured it exactly as instructed here. It works fine for https traffic, which is allowed through just fine. However, squid doesn't allow any http ...
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Use squid3 on same machine in tor browser 3.5

I'm using Tor Browser bundle 3.5.3 and squid3 (version 3.3.8) on Ubuntu 13.10 as transparent HTTP proxy on the same machine (i.e. not usual setup on gateway). I redirect HTTP request through squid ...
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SquidGuard not filtering on squid3

I've installed Squid3 and all works fine, so I've installed squidguard for do the content filtering. I've downloaded the shalla blacklist and I've modified my squidguard.conf file: ...
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Trouble installing SquidClamav

According to this tutorial I installed clamav, SquidClamav and c-icap. In section [2] I should edit /etc/squidclamav.conf but it does not exist. did something go wrong during installation? any ...
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Disk space is running out

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and squid 3.1 from the repository. So far so good. I have configured squid to use ~512 MB for disk cache. But found that the system used more than 1 GB of disk space for ...
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missing squid in /etc/init.d

I installed squid v3 on ubuntu 13. Running squid3 -v responds with version 3.3.8 (yet I cannot find any squid script in /etc/init.d). I am able to run service squid3 restart (process shows as ...
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Squid DNS Timeout

Every time I try to connect with squid proxy I got this error: The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://google.com/ Unable to determine IP address from host name ...
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Monitor Traffic generated by an ip on Squid Proxy server?

I'm using squid proxy server with Ubuntu 12.04.03 LTS to provide secure access to internet in my LAN. But i also want to create log of each user which access network through proxy so that to can be ...
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Squid error on bind9 start

I'm getting the following error after a bind9 update when I restart bind9 on my 12.04 LTS server: root@server2:/etc/bind# service bind9 restart * Stopping domain name service... bind9 ...
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squid3 stop/waiting, is this a bug?

After I installed the squid using apt-get, the service was running, but then when I did make changes on the conf file, the service just hang squid3 stop/waiting I cannot start it.
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How we can do Bandwidth limitation in Squid Proxy

I have Ubuntu 12.4 server installed with SQUID3 . My Squid Proxy is working fine , but customer want to restrict users to 1 GB download and upload.
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Configure Squid proxy not to serve pages from a location

How do I configure Squid proxy to block HTTP responses from web server installed on another machine?
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How to reload sarg configuration file

I have installed sarg for a while on ubuntu 12.04 and forgotten that I wanted it to generate reports inside /var/www/vhosts/reports.lan/htdocs. I have found out this morning and made the change in ...
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having problem configuring SARG

i am new to ubuntu and trying my best to educate myself reading and watching tutorials from different websites and blogs,recently ive been trying to install and configure squid,during this process i ...
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Issues with shorewall

I'm new to using Ubuntu OS and its interface and using terminal. Recently I was trying to deploy squid, and shorewall firewall. Even though shorewall is running I can't get through one command, i.e. ...
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squidguard issue configuring.getting same error over and over again

Well, I installed Squid3 the other day and then installed Quintolabs, but I discovered this program squidguard that looks much easier to work with and configure and it looks like it would serve as a ...
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i'm getting an error message “The request or reply is too large”

when I am using squid proxy in the server, i'm getting an error message "The request or reply is too large" from any node in the LAN. How can I solve this?
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Squid proxy with ncsa_auth

I'm trying to setup a squid proxy with ncsa_auth but I cant find ncsa_auth on my system I installed squid with apt-get install squid As i understand it it should be installed with squid, anyone know ...
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How to know if Squid Proxy is doing the Cache correctly

I wanted to test if the Clients attached to a Squid Server are actually using the Cache data instead of going directly to the internet and retrieving the data. I have configured all clients browsers ...
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Squid3 ncsa basic auth always fails

I'm trying to make Squid3 to use basic authentication. But while i'm providing correct username/password authentication fails! my ACL and http_access in squid.conf is: acl manager proto ...
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Step-by-Step Squid3 in Ubuntu 12.04 integrate with 2008 R2 Active Directory

May anyone of you guide me on step-by-step in Install and Configure Squid3 in UBuntu Desktop 12.04 to integrate with 2008 R2 Active Directory? Thanks
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connect to another proxy through squid

i have an HTTPS proxy outside which uses username/password for authentication and i want to configure squid on ubuntu 12.10 to direct all connections which are not in it's cache to that proxy. how can ...
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Allowing facebook and youtube through squid proxy

I am new to this site and this is my first post. I'm an assistant NA at a college and am configuring squid 3 on an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server to block all sites axcept youtube , an elaerning site and ...
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Squid3 and proxy system wide settings

I'm having a problem with system wide configuration, when I apply them I get "proxy server is refusing connection" but when I apply them to firefox it works fine. Also, how would I allow apt-get, ...
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iptables doesn't redirect http traffic to my Squid proxy!

I arranged a transparent Squid proxy which listens to port 3128 on localhost, to block some web sites. I've tested the proxy using Firefox, and it works. Then I ran this, hoping to redirect all the ...
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Squid is not caching

I have been trying to install Squid version 3.1.20 on Ubuntu version 12.10 by entering sudo apt-get install squid, but the problem is the squid I installed it is not caching. I tried to browse to the ...
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squid3 PAM_Auth authentication not working

I'm attempting to run a squid3 proxy server with authentication for any user that has a login to the server. I've followed these instructions, and I am prompted for a username and password when I ...
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squid-deb-proxy on client side unable to get packages from the server

I am having 2 laptops on one of them I did a do-release-upgrade and it took near about 10 hours to upgrade to 12.04 now I want to upgrade second laptop also so I used following thread Best way to ...
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How to monitor data usage for each account using 'squid'?

Suppose I were to build proxy server using squid with multiple accounts. Is there a way to determine how much data has been consumed by each account? By data I mean total sum of all bytes which are ...
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How to authenticate Squid against a custom backend?

I want to setup a proxy service using squid and want it to authenticate against a database or another service. There is an example config at ...
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Squid or DansGuardian: Which should pass content to an antivirus product for scanning?

I have an Ubuntu Server12.04 installation acting as a proxy server using Squid 3.1.19. Squid has been configured to pass content to SquidClamAV 6.10 to check for viruses (using icap): icap_service ...
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squid on ubuntu server stops working in specific time period for specific websites

I have newly set up a proxy server for about 210 users. It runs ubuntu server 2012 and squid3. The problem is just after 1:30 am, if the users try to open google.com, youtube.com, facebook.com or ...
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How to setup and configure Proxy Server in Linux box for a network? [duplicate]

In Ubuntu, I am going to start Squid and Squish for proxy setup, but have problems in squid to make every workstation use proxy. Setup and configuration of squid is working properly, for testing ...
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Squid3 dns resolution error

Squid3 on ubuntu 12.04 returns ipv6 addresses instead of ipv4. I have no ipv6 network therfeore connection fails. DNS resolution directly on the server returns ipv4 addresses.
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will squid-deb-proxy be used for release upgrades?

I am in the process of updating a bunch of machines to 12.xx. For regular package updates I tried apt-proxy, which had random hiccups (clients hanging on various headers). Now I installed ...
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Using Squid and Apache

I've installed squid3 on my Ubuntu 12.04. I changed the http_port to 80. When I type 10.1.1.103 in the "The requested URL could not be retrieved" from squid. Do I have to run Apache as my web server ...
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Squid logs retention

I have Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS installed. Squid keeps only last 3 days logs. Does anybody know how to increase this duration? I use cron to rotate them on daily basis.
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SQUID3 Blacklist

I configure squid like this, but the blacklist doesn't work. I look for something in the web, but nothing. #SQUID squid.conf http_port 8080 ...
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Squid: caching *.swf with variables

I'd recently upgraded my Ubuntu 11.10 x64 server to 12.04. In this process Squid was updated from 2.7 to 3.1. Squid 3.1 has many different options witch broke my setup. So I completely removed squid ...
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Squid3 fails to start on boot

Squid3 does not start automatically on boot, in some cases. I have start it manually with sudo service squid3 start. Any reason why?
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Problem with squid on EC2

I created an instance from the canonical AMI that have ubuntu server 12.04 64bit and install squid. The only changed to the /etc/squid3/squid.conf file was: acl localhost src 127.0.0.1/32 ::1 ...
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Squid 3 Installation error

I am trying to install squid using command sudo apt-get install squid but I am getting following error -- betgbs@proxy-server:~$ sudo apt-get install squid Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Squid proxy server (or iptables) will not let my users send or receive mail

I have an Ubuntu 10.04 box that was once configured as Squid Transparent Proxy. Navigation was perfect: my windows clients had no troubles. The problem I had was that users were not able send or ...
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Benefits of using Squid proxy in Ubuntu Server

What are some of the benefits of installing Squid Proxy in an Ubuntu Server that is sharing its Internet connection to a group of PCs in a LAN.
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Squid has “sum hash mismatch” errors with bz2 files

Ive been experiencing problems with my squid3 recently, i am using 10.04.3 LTS. Configured squid as always have been configuring since 8.04.04, but its not working as it should be. Ive been having ...
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Configuring squid3 with Tor [closed]

In this guide there are instructions for configuring privyproxy with Tor, but not for squid or squid3. So, how squid3 conf file should be modified to make it work with Tor?
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Squid3 starts and stops slowly

On my ubuntu machine I have squid3 as a daemon which starts at boot. But squid3 takes a long time to start and stop (alomst more than 30 seconds). So it has slowed down my OS startup and shutdown time ...