Originally Posted by struggled_newbie
Hello Linux Guru's
I have tried to Squid 3.1 install on CentOS 5.5, the ./configure , make , and make install seems okay. I've only change some minimal configuration on http_port and visble_hostname.
I'm just confused on what I've read on some article, why should I change the directory attributes of /usr/local/squid/var by invoking this command: chown -R user1 /usr/local/squid/var.
all contents from ../squid/var will be owned by your user1 in order to squid can read or write...
But if you use root all priviledges will be granted
Please check the owner of your squid
Hope this can help for you