proxy authentication

Q. I was referring to your Squid transparent proxy configuration howto, and my question to you – can proxy authentication be done in transparent mode? A. Short answer: noop, you cannot use Squid proxy authentication in transparent mode. From official squid docs: Authentication cannot be used in a transparently intercepting proxy as the client then […]

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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 […]

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