Q. I'm using squid proxy server under CentOS Linux version 5. How to filter a particular MAC address under squid?
A. Not all operating system supports Mac address based filtering. For some operating systems. Squid calls these "ARP ACLs" and they are supported on Linux, Solaris, and BSD variants.
How do I set up ACL's based on MAC address?
# vi /etc/squid/squid.conf
Local acl, section and append ACL as follows:
acl macf1 arp mac-address
acl macf2 arp 00:11:22:33:44:55
http_access allow macf1
http_access allow macf2
http_access deny all
Save and close the file. Restart squid server:
# /etc/init.d/squid restart