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I followed this excellent guide and got the EC2 instance up and running. The final part where we use the IP and port for browsing with a proxy server is failing with

The connection has timed out. The server at google.com is taking too long to respond.

Can someone please help me with this? I followed the guide verbatim and though some screenshots differ, it gets the task done (of firing up the instance and setting up Squid).

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Google's APIs have many built in constraints incuding timing. Can you expand on your Amazon EC2 Squid/Google lash up? The issue might not be the proxy if a Google API is the only target. Have you tried other web servers and do they give the same result? –  zedman9991 Sep 29 '11 at 17:45
It is not just Google, no site works. I configured the proxy as shown in the article in Firefox. –  ThinkCode Sep 29 '11 at 17:48
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