squid proxy

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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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 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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