How do I allow certain websites on Squid?

Squid Proxy allow access to some specific websites and deny all via webmin GUI

  1. once you click access control you will find option access control list and below screen.
  2. Select webserver Reg Exp from drop down menu.
  3. click on create new ACL.
  4. It will forward you to create access control list to be allowed for websites.

How many connections can Squid handle?

> there is around 20,000 connections to each server.

How do I bypass Squid proxy?

How to Bypass the Squid Proxy

  1. Log in to your computer.
  2. Uncheck the tick-boxes for “Automatically Detect Settings,” “Use automatic configuration script” and “Use a proxy server for your LAN.” Click “OK” to any open dialog boxes and close Internet Explorer.
  3. Press “WIN” and “R” at the same time.

How do I configure squidGuard?

Configure the squidGuard Package

  1. Open General settings tab. Check the Enable box to activate the package.
  2. Open Common ACL page. Click Target Rules List to show defined blacklists and target categories.
  3. After settings are complete, return to the General Settings tab and press Apply.

What does Tcp_nc_miss mean?

Non-Cachable – Missed the cache
TCP_NC_MISS means Non-Cachable – Missed the cache. It simply means the content cannot be cached by the proxy.

What is TCP NC miss?

A ‘miss’ means that the object was not in cache so the ProxySG appliance had to download it. In some cases, “NC” appears between these sections, which means the object was non-cacheable.

What squid and SquidGuard packages are for?

Squid / SquidGuard / LightSquid The SquidGuard package is a plug-in for Squid and is used for access control based on a URL or a domain. It can be configured to block or allow the traffic, based on client or destination. If blocked, SquidGuard can be configured to redirect to an error page.

What is SquidGuard in Linux?

SquidGuard is a URL redirector software, which can be used for content control of websites users can access. It is written as a plug-in for Squid and uses blacklists to define sites for which access is redirected. SquidGuard must be installed on a Unix or Linux computer such as a server computer.

What is a TCP miss?

This means you connected to squid and the request was made to yahoo using the TCP protocol that HTTP uses. Furthermore, the MISS means it’s a cache miss, squid doesn’t have this page stored.

What is the point of squid proxy?

Squid is a caching and forwarding HTTP web proxy. It has a wide variety of uses, including speeding up a web server by caching repeated requests, caching web, DNS and other computer network lookups for a group of people sharing network resources, and aiding security by filtering traffic.