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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How to configure a blacklist in Squid 3?

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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SquidGuard produces lots of segfaults

on my machine with Ubuntu 14.04 I'm using Squid3 (3.3.8-1ubuntu6.6) with SquidGuard (1.5-2) and the Shalla blacklist. I can compile the blacklist files into its db-files without any issues but when ...
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Squid3 transparent proxy config

I'm trying to setup a transparent proxy for my network. I'm running a ubuntu server with squid3 installed. To test it I've added this rule to my laptop. Which is suppose to forward all traffic on ...
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Apt proxy settings are not transmitting username/password

On a 12.04 server machine, I've got Apt configured to use a proxy to grab its packages. To wit, in /etc/apt.conf.d/80proxy, I have the two following lines: Acquire::http::Proxy "http://user:password@...
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Extend timeout time on service

So I made a adblock proxy server using squid3. I had it working with a file with about 4000 advertising sites that it blocked. At start-up or restart of the squid service, it reads all the sites that ...
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squid server configuration issue

I installed the squid3 cache server in Ubuntu sucessfully and I configured squid.conffile (http access allow) and made http proxy ip changes in Firefox browser. Whenever I try to access something in ...
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squid cache not working properly

I installed the squid3 cache server in Ubuntu sucessfully and I configured squid.conffile (http access allow) and made http proxy ip changes in Firefox browser. Whenever I try to access something in ...
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squid caching problem

I installed the squid3 cache server in ubuntu sucessfully and i configured squid.conf file ("http access allow") and made http proxy ip changes in firefox browser. When ever i tried to access some ...
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What does squid-cgi package do?

I have installed squid-cgi package. What next? No any references to cachamgr.cgi appeared in Apache configs. File /usr/lib/cgi-bin/cachemgr.cgi appeared in the system. Should I refer it manually in ...
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can't use squid any more because /var/cache/squid got deleted

I have manually deleted the file /var/cache/squid. Now I get this error: stat: cannot stat ‘/var/cache/squid’: No such file or directory To use squid again, what should I do? I'm using Ubuntu 15.10
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video caching server

I am willing to configure any open access video caching server that will be placed at the main server of an organization and which does not demand client to change network setings(http proxy) in their ...
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Problems with permissions with squid3

I have been trying to get squid to work. I have a configuration for the cache to be created in the directory /var/cache/squid3/. However, I get this error when running squid with the "-z" tag (It is ...
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Docker Transparent Squid Proxy

I am trying to run a squid3 transparent proxy in a docker image, on my laptop. Then on the same laptop I want to use the transparent proxy. The reason for the proxy is to abstract a corporate proxy ...
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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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cannot access some sites when using squid as proxy on ubuntu 14

I have a pfsense box as my firewall. I have set up squid on ubuntu to act as a proxy server regulate internet. After the setup,i can access some sites from the client machines. site like google ...
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Configuring squid to forward all requests

I am behind a corporate proxy when I am at work and not when I am home. Therefore I am trying to set up squid to forwared requests to the proxy if it exist. This is my configuration, which is put ...
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How to configure Squid

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my system to use as a server in my office having 50 employees. I have 2 LAN cards in my system: One for input from a BSNL router (192.168.1.250) to my Ubuntu server ...
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How to allow specific public ip to authorization list in squid proxy

The code in my squid.conf file is as follows: acl local src 54.55.56.57 http_access allow local but when the client use the proxy, it is asking username and password. Any kind of help is ...
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Squid has “sum hash mismatch” errors with bz2 files

I've 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. I've been ...
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Squid3 ERROR: No forward-proxy ports configured

I have installed Squid3 in Ubuntu 14.0.4 and getting this error in debug. 2015/12/21 11:28:28 kid1| ERROR: No forward-proxy ports configured. Following is the configuration and setup. Ubuntu is ...
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Cannot write log file -Squid 3- Permission denied

I'm running Squid3 on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, When I type squid3 on terminal it shows WARNING: Cannot write log file: /var/log/squid3/cache.log /var/log/squid3/cache.log: Permission denied ...
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how to remove squid to work as nat that already configured in ubuntu?

I'm running squid3 in my Ubuntu 14.04 and tried remote proxy use for study purposes . When I try remote access with another computer in the University LAN, I encounter empty cache log. So I have tried ...
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Ubuntu Server - Squid forwarding Proxy Https

I've installed latest squid3 on Ubuntu server 14.04, my goal is to forward the entire traffic come through squid into a 3rd side proxy. Client -> Squid proxy -> External Proxy i managed to do it ...
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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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What's up with all the squid3 errors in any Ubuntu based 14.04

What's up with the squid3 error on updates for the last few months? Creating Squid HTTP proxy 3.x spool directory structure 2015/09/24 07:12:00| aclParseAclList: ACL name 'local_net' not found. FATAL:...
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Squid Proxy Server not working using my private dns when in DMZ

I configured a squid proxy server using ntlm-active directory authentication which works fine when deployed in the LAN but when I move it to the DMZ, the authentication fails and hence clients are ...
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Squid and Webmail SSL certificate problems

I have been raking my brain for the past couple of days on this one. Hope someone can point me in a direction to look at. Last week we updated our email system to Exchange 2010. All our users make ...
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Squid loses route on restart

Every time we restart squid I loose a few routes and have to restore from snapshot. is there a way to make sure our routs stay saved ?
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Prevent multiple login in squid authentication

I am using a php script that read a sql database to authenticate squid3 proxy users on a ubuntu server 14.04. However it allows multiple simultaneous logins with the same username and password from ...
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Squid3: acl proxy_auth not working in log_access

I'm trying to configure a Squid3 proxy server so that it doesn't log the requests made by authentificated users. I've tried the following config (squid.conf): acl Users proxy_auth REQUIRED log_access ...
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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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Transparent proxy listening on sub-interfaces

I have iptables and squid on the same box. HTTP traffic doesn't seem to be going through the transparent proxy when I change my rules on the filter table. What is the best point to filter http ...
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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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Data send via Squid proxy not functioning problem

I installed Squid proxy in one machine. I tried FTP transfer between another host. In the squid.conf file, http_port 3128, http_access local allow,FTP allow,.. I given. In Mozilla browser settings, ...
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SQUID Proxy “The request or reply is too large”

When I am using squid proxy in the server, I get 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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Bypassing Squid/SquidGuard blacklist in Chrome

I've recently gone about setting up and configuring a linux box with ubuntu 14 for the purposes of providing a proxy server to a school curriculum network. Everything has gone well and is up and ...
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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 TCP_DENIED/403 with TIMEOUT_FIRST_UP_PARENT

I have the following hierarchy: P1 and P2 are configured as: acl manager proto cache_object acl localhost src 127.0.0.1/32 ::1 acl to_localhost dst 127.0.0.0/8 0.0.0.0/32 ::1 acl localnet src 192....
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How to add online accounts behind transparent Squid proxy?

I am behind a transparent proxy (squid) and whenever I try to add an account e.g: facebook, google, etc., this is what appears. This does not happen when I connect to the net directly. Any ...
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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 interfering with apt-get?

I recently installed squid along with Dan's Guardian. Ever since I got them up and running I've been getting errors when I try to run apt-get update. The errors look like this: W: Failed to fetch ...
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Can I install squid on regular version of Ubuntu not the server version?

I am new to all this. I am network professional new to Linux and I am trying to make a proxy server. I have tried installing Squid on Ubuntu 14.04 (the desktop version). I tried installing it but I am ...
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Enabling SSL on Squid

I installed Squid server and I am trying to secure it. In many searches, I see that is possible to enable SSL for squid. Is there any security benefits for squid server to enable SSL on it?
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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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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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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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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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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 ...