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Old 05-26-2009, 03:16 AM   #1
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redirect all http requests to a different squid proxy server


I have three systems where I'm running apache web server on and I have another system running squid proxy server and I have in which firewall/shorewall is running.
And a network of systems 192.168.0.X

All the users in this network are having the gateway as and has the nameserver resolve to where the dns and the mentioned squid proxy are running.

Now my problem is that all the users of the network are able to open the restricted sites by making the option No Proxy selected through the browsers.

So to make this also stop, Im thinking at the firewall system to redirect all the http requests made should be redirected to the squid proxy. Nothing but the firewall should only accept http requests coming from the
proxy only and not from any system.

Please I need some suggestion in doing this.

Old 05-27-2009, 12:31 AM   #2
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Someone smarter than myself might be able to tell you how to do exactly what you're asking, but what you could do is block outgoing traffic on ports 80 (http) and 443 (https) when the originating ip address anything except

That would effectively prevent anyone from bypassing the proxy setting in their browser.


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