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Old 07-14-2005, 01:31 AM   #1
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Squid and Yahoo messenger- problem

I try to share internet connection using Squid proxy. all is work fine but make a problem when I using yahoo Messenger via Squid. I can't enter chat room, got this message

I just change these option only in squid.conf

Defalt was Change to
* http_port -------------------> http_port 3128
* cache_mem-----------------> 8 MB
* cache_dir--------------------> cache_dir usf /var/spool/squid
* cache_accesss_log--------> cache_accesss_log /var/log/squid/access.log
* cache_log-------------------> cache_log /var/log/squid/cache.log
* cache_store_log-----------> cache_log /var/log/squid/store.log
* cache_effective_user-----> cache_effective_user squid
* cache_effective_group---> cache_effective_group squid
* visible_hostname---------> visible_hostname iServer

Any Idea? whats problem?
Old 07-14-2005, 03:46 AM   #2
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ym uses another port when entering chat rooms. you can check the squid log files if its denying some port access when you attempt to go into ym chat rooms and then allow it in squid.conf's port acl listing.

Old 07-14-2005, 07:12 AM   #3
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thansk born4linux,
I got YM port from Yahoo Help its 5050-5070, and I enable these port, but still problem here.
Old 07-14-2005, 07:50 PM   #4
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Squid is a proxy for http. I'm not sure if yahoo messenger uses http. Try a packet sniffer to be sure.
This message seems to show that everything is fine...


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