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Old 08-28-2003, 01:48 PM   #1
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Squid with Transparent Proxy

I am tring to use squid to cache information from websites. It works fine when I configure it in the web browser setting manualy, but I would like it to work without haveing to set the web browsers. I used this command

iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i eth0 -p tcp --dport 80 -j REDIRECT --to-port 3128

So that it forces anything going though port 80 to go though the proxy. For some strange reson when I do this it leave out the domain when I try to connect to websites.

This is basicly what I get.

The requested URL could not be retrieved


While trying to retrieve the URL: /isapi/redir.dll?prd=ie&pver=6&ar=msnhome

The following error was encountered:

Invalid URL
Some aspect of the requested URL is incorrect. Possible problems:

Missing or incorrect access protocol (should be `http://'' or similar)
Missing hostname
Illegal double-escape in the URL-Path
Illegal character in hostname; underscores are not allowed
Your cache administrator is webmaster.


Generated Thu, 28 Aug 2003 14:43:20 GMT by Kizaki.GPN (squid/2.5.STABLE3)

in this case it was a microsoft site I was tring to connect to and it left out

Old 08-28-2003, 02:51 PM   #2
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I had same problem and didn't solved it. I used dansGuardian with squid.

Temporarly I pointed dansGuardian to another proxy but hope to see anwser in this thread.


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