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Old 11-10-2003, 12:53 AM   #1
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Question How to setup Proxy Authentication in Squid

hello sir,

please help me i had install the redhalt 9 and install webmin also .i need to setup proxy for internet. i had try to setup now i am able to use internet .i had configur my browser by giving ip of the proxy server but now how do
i configure proxy that it will ask for user name and password setup throug Authentication ???? i had add users also in and configur in squid group also but it is not asking for user name and password

please help me ?????
thank you

Old 11-13-2003, 08:44 AM   #2
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The easiest way to do it is with Webmin authentication default program (a perl scriptt).

After setting this up u need to declare proxy users and passwords.

Later u can build you ACL with "groups" of authenticated people to filter them if u want.

auth_param basic program /etc/squid/ /etc/squid/users # Use webmin for
creating, enabling, deleting the users in /etc/squid/users

acl usuarios_web proxy_auth REQUIRED # This will match any authenticated user

http_access allow usuarios_web_proxy

If u want to go deeper u have other authentications methods:

linux traditional user/password database lookup
shadow password database lookup
smb authentication (samba)
and i think there are other ones....

Try the webmin fastroad first for starting.

Hope this help



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