authorization request

What is the difference between authentication and authorization? Why it is important to understand difference between the two? Authentication vs. Authorization — what are they and how do they differ?


Q. I’m using Squid Cache Version 2.6.STABLE. It is configured perfectly and I’d like to know how do I allow squid to only authenticated users? A. Squid can authenticate users if squid is configured to use proxy_auth ACLs. Browsers send the user’s authentication credentials in the Authorization request header. If Squid gets a request and […]