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can anybody suggest how to block gtak messenger thruogh squid without affecting other google services . Thanks in advance .

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possible duplicate of How to block gmail web chat with squid and iptables? –  theotherreceive Aug 17 '10 at 8:12

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Google Talk/Chat uses the following domains :

talk.google.com
talkx.google.com
talkgadget.google.com
chatenabled.mail.google.com

All you have to do is block them. You can use Squid or simply block the DNS lookup for those domains.

Disabling Google Talk on my network

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You don't block gtalk through squid.

This is done in a firewall e.g. IPTables. An example can be found here. All that you need to do is block the jabber port which is 5222 (but can go up till 5229).

Finally this is a question best suited for serverfault.com.

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