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Configure Squid as an HTTPS forward proxy?

Here's some background about my problem: I have a web service running on Heroku, with a dynamic IP address. Static IPs on Heroku are not an option. I need to connect to an external web service which ...
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How to log effective outgoing HTTP requests made by Squid, with headers after adaptation?

I use Squid to modify some HTTP headers sent by clients. For testing purposes, I want to completely delete the 'User-Agent' header. Here is my config : request_header_access User-Agent deny all ...
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squid transparent proxy https

i hope someone can help me. i have this problem: squid is running as a ssl transparent proxy, and at the moment it's receiving all the traffic with these two iptables rules: iptables -t nat -A ...
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Squid as fully transparent reverse proxy

I have got a few web servers running on my server and I want all of them to be accessible via port 80. I set up squid as a reverse proxy and it works fine. I, however, need the source ip address to be ...
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Squid Logs NTLM usernames only for certain requests

Currently I have squid 3.2 setup with NTLM authentication and LDAP Group pulls. I also have MySar running to pull the reports. It seems that the way the logging works is by passing them twice, one to ...
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squid + tproxy is not working properly when using url_rewriter and local apache script for youtube caching

I'm using squid transparent proxy for caching and I have also youtube caching done with url_rewrite and apache script running on same machine as squid. It was all working fine, until I decided to go ...
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squid configuartion on MAC OSX lion

I have installed and configured squid in MAC OS X lion. It is working fine (when running ./squid it is not returning error) but not sure is it caching the content or not. My target is to setup PROXY ...
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Strange entries in Squid3 access.log

My WiFi network for guests is transparently proxied by Squid3. There's now a girl from Indonesia with her Samsung GT-B5330 running Android 4.0.4, who gets blocked by "The requested URL could not be ...
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Squid forward traffic to another proxy with authentication

I want to use Squid locally on my computer to forward all traffic to a parent Squid proxy which uses BASIC authentication. The aim is to not store my password on every configuration file that needs ...
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Squid HTTPS Tunnelling using CONNECT very slow

I use squid on my network to cache content. I launch chrome with a command line switch that tells it to use the proxy. For the most part this works great as squid caches a large amount of content ...
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Forward original hostname through Squid to Apache

I'm trying to forward proxy requests in Squid to an Apache server that uses SNI. It looks like I'm misconfiguring Squid to forward the host name to Apache. I'm not sure what I'm missing to do this ...
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How can I limit total quota using squid without authentication for per user

I am having Raspberry Pi running Raspbian, I have configured it as a wifi hotspot using hostapd and dhcpd, I have configured transparent squid proxy server on it. Now all traffic goes through my proxy ...
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Squid configuration to allow all https and block all else to and from localhost

I'm attempting to use squid to mock something on my local windows machine for testing purposes. I need to allow local applications and browsers to connect to a tomcat server running on localhost, ...
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Tune Squid to only cache URLs if response time is slow

I'm fine-tuning my Squid server to only cache URLs if the upstream server response time is slow. For all other calls, it acts as a transparent proxy. Has anyone done this before? Is there a way to ...
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Squid Proxy: How to link inbound IPv4 ports to outbound IPv6 Addresses

I'm using Squid and I need to accept inbound connections on an ipv4 address using an ipv4 port that each user account link to an specific outbound ipv6 address. So for example I want to open port 4000 ...
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Squid limit all user to 128kbit/s

I have a very odd behaviour with my squid server. It limits every client to a bitrate of exactly 3,2 Mbit/s... To troubleshoot it, I've tried to set the bitrate limit to unlimited and to 128kbit/s ...
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Squid not caching files (Randomly)

I want to use an intercepting squid server to cache specific large zip files that users in my network download frequently. I have configured squid on a gateway machine and caching is working for ...
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Transparent Squid Proxy – issue opening a page in Internet Explorer

I set up Cisco Wccp + Squid on Suse Linux Enterprise 11 SP3. Firefox opens our intranet portal pages with no problems. I can see requests to squid. I see cache hits and access in squid log. I see ...
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Monitor squid proxy usage by subnet

I'm building a router/proxy box for a nonprofit organization. They have five internal departments, and I have assigned each department to a separate subnet. All web traffic goes out through a squid ...
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pfSense + Squid, Windows 2008 DHCP

I recently installed pfSense and Squid3-dev on a spare machine. It is now connected to the network and Internet is working alright. The problem is that I can't get my users to go through Squid proxy ...
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squid apply rules to a some users

Good day: I have a squid 2.7 stable9 installation that works. It is connected to LDAP and the users can authenticate perfectly. I have different rules for instance to block a few websites during ...
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Squid in reverse proxy mode: need to rewrite host headers

I am trying to deploy squid on a server to which I can point a number of domain names and have it load content from my main domain www.example.com, which is on my private network. Basically I need a ...
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iptables configuration for squid proxy in bridged mode

I recently set up a squid proxy in bridged mode. But Squid is not caching due to some firewall issues I guess. Manual caching is perfectly ok. Here is what I have set up in /etc/rc.local ifconfig ...
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nginx proxypass squid

I'm trying to run squid server behind nginx. my sample configuration : location ~* ^/get/(.*) { proxy_pass http://ip:3128; proxy_set_header Host evenstatichostnamefortest.com; ...
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squid + pfsense user authentication

I'm having a very strange problem with squid 3 and pfSense. Since I'm using a community created squid3 package for pfSense I'm not willing to rule out the possibility that it's a bug in the pfSense ...
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squid as parent of url filtering

I have this situation: client -> url-filtering -> squid -> internet The squid proxy sees all clients as a single IP ( of url filtering) so I have a lot of connections from a single IP. Squid is the ...
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Squid denying access

I have this box I'm trying to setup squid on. I've got it working up to 99% so far because I have an error somewhere that I can't find. Consider the following ACL part: acl inbound_myip_1 myip ...
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Is this possible to filter https request using squid acl?

I am using squid proxy 3.1. I want to allow users to access particular domain urls only. Say allow only this url "https://google.com/search" through squid proxy. Default squid does not know the url ...
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Best effort (failover) HTTP proxy use in aptitude?

I was installing a new Ubuntu 13.10 (daily build) for testing, and came to the option of being able to configure an HTTP proxy server for aptitude. It's been a while since I've sat through an ...
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Local transparent proxy with ipfw and squid

I want to use a local transparent proxy to have a single place to enter the password to an office proxy. Basically, all the TCP packets sent to port 80 except the ones sent to specific subnet should ...
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Internet Explorer issues with wpad.dat

I am setting up a Squid caching proxy server at work to cache some map data for one of our web apps. My wpad.dat works great in Firefox & Chrome but it does not work correctly with Internet ...
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How to set up squid3 to respond with cache if back end server is down

I have a squid3 proxy set up at the moment as a transparent proxy. i am using the following in my config: http_port 3128 transparent acl localnet src 10.234.255.68/24 acl localhost src ...
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squid reverse proxy with multiple ports

I have a reverse proxy in front of my virtual machines. All DNS records point to the public IP where squid3 lives and squid redirects the traffic on the port 80. Now, I would like to enable other ...
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squid proxy overrides my host header, what can I do?

I have the following problem with squid: Some clients access concurrently 62 servers via a squid proxy. All servers have the same host name (www.example.com) but different public IPs (123.123.123.2 ...
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How To Block Skype using Squid3?

I have just installed Squid3 on my server and trying to block the Skype messenger. Still no luck. I tried to add the rules in Squid wiki (http://wiki.squid-cache.org/ConfigExamples/Chat/Skype) to the ...
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Can Squid3 access PHP Helpers

Can Squid3 use PHP helper programs other than for ACL and redirect? I need Squid to use a PHP program (with mysql access) to set the parent proxy that should be used for a particular connection, so ...
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Squid3 proxy server is not working for a single website

I face an annoying and hard to track its root problem with squid3 proxy server running on Ubuntu Server 12.04. Squid is working fine for all websites I have tried so far to access, except ...
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Squid caching proxy authentication digest to basic. Is it possible?

I need to setup a proxy server connecting to another one with digest auth. I would like that my server takes the credentials from the user using basic scheme and then sending them to the upstream ...
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Squid on windows loadbalancing only to one server

After thousands of googles and trying days i cant get the load balancer/failover in squid on windows to work. Iam using squid 2.7. My webservers are 2 single NIC lighttpd and one dual nic lighttpd. ...
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Squid on Linux Windows Pass through authentication

We are setting up a new proxy based on squid on an ubuntu server, and would like to have pass through authentication work for the Windows/Internet Explorer client. We have put the line into the ...
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Squid Random Shared ip proxy

Running Squid with a acl random ip setup, Have 745 ip's in the pool and we are about 10 users that use it with tools that are running multiple threads, Check rankings on Google etc Issue: We did ...
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Squid 3.1: external_acl_type ttl won't work

I have custom script for handling Squid3's external_acl_type and it works fine. In this script (btw, its PHP) I turned on logging every request into the file. As far as I know from docs TTL value ...
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Setting up Squid -> VPN connection

I recently purchased a VPS and am wanting to use it as a VPN server. However, it has bandwidth limitations. So, I figured since I already have a local Squid proxy caching things for me, I could have ...
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How to check which elements were blocked by DansGuardian?

I am using DansGuardian. However, when I am visiting fm.baidu.com, which running some AJAX and also Flash, and also loading lyrics, and also some audio files, the page is fine, but audio is not ...
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Squid 3 server not following 301 and 302 redirects?

I've got a Squid3 server set up that's working fine, logging everything, but every time a user visits a website that responds with a 301 or 302 redirect, the request dies and does not redirect the ...
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Squid Proxy - https working but http sites not working

I've got a Squid proxy configuration file I have been working on for a few days. And I'm stuck on this one last issue. I finally got https URLs to work via the proxy but http URLs do not work. What am ...
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Using Squid as a maven repository

Does someone know how to use Squid to proxify maven repositories ? What are the configuration files for that ? The main problem is that maven client issue HTTP request with headers which control the ...
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Squid cache_peer setup for DNS issues

We currently have 4 squid proxy servers in no specific hierarchy. Some of which are experiencing intermittent DNS issues where we receive the following error: "The cache was not able to resolve ...
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squid gets in a infinite loop

I'm hardly trying to add a Internet-Access group which is for our terminals where the client will see only a few sites. I call them InternetUserTerminal the added lines are in bold, the starndard ...
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Redirect OpenVPN gateway traffic to Privoxy

I would like to redirect the traffic that goes through my OpenVPN gateway to Privoxy, like so: OpenVPN client->Internet->OpenVPN gateway->Privoxy->Internet->Webserver (and vice versa) So far I ...