squid proxy server

My squid proxy server is displaying system’s real IP address. I’ve a corporate password protected squid proxy server located at 202.54.1.2. My clients works from home or offices via A/DSL / cable connections. Squid should hide all system’s IP address, but it is forwarding and displaying the system’s IP address. How do I configure squid to hide client’s real IP address?

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I’ve Squid Proxy server with over 100 Windows workstation. I see following error message in my cache.log file – “WARNING! Your cache is running out of filedescriptors”. Do I need to filter proxy server requests to avoid this problem? How do I fix this problem under CentOS / Fedora / RHEL / Debian Linux?

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Q. How do I block any website accessing the Internet using squid proxy server? A. You can simply use squid ACL to block access to any web site. There are 3 steps: #1. Create a text file with blocked domain name list such as baddomain1.com, mail.yahoo.com, gmail.com and so on #2. Define Acl #3. Restart […]

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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 […]

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Q. How do I view squid proxy server log files under CentOS Linux server 5.0? A. squid is a high-performance proxy caching server for web clients, supporting FTP, gopher, and HTTP data objects. Unlike traditional caching software, squid handles all requests in a single, non-blocking, I/O-driven process. /var/log/squid/ log file directory The logs are a […]

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