Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!


  Search this Thread
Old 02-01-2010, 05:48 AM   #1
Registered: Dec 2009
Posts: 200

Rep: Reputation: 15
squid as Web proxy server in linux world

dear gurus

i am new to squid web proxy world

we want to complete replace isa 2000 microsoft by squid proxy server. the role of server is simple as regular proxy server.

using rhel5, but when i enter into squid proxy world i found tons of parameters, and stuff to read. and optimization and performance tuning needed.

can someone advise, which is best suitable proxy squid, there is regular,transparent

i need to define 2 rules, 1 for office hours internet let say 10 hours, 1 for 24 hours internet, where certain people comes in 10 hours and some in 24 hours group

also can some one suggest is there any no GUI control from web broswer or linux machine itself we can define control access list?

any recommended articles, sample example files appreciated also

Old 02-01-2010, 06:31 AM   #2
Registered: Oct 2008
Location: Pakistan, Islamabad
Distribution: CentOS, Fedora, Solaris
Posts: 154

Rep: Reputation: 23
this may help you

for configuration:

for ACL etc:
Old 02-01-2010, 06:57 AM   #3
Registered: Dec 2009
Posts: 200

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
dear sir good day salam

great to hear this, is it advisable to change port from 3128 to port 8080 for clients, any risk, security

what security measurement adviseable like firewall,selinux, or antivirus,antispam.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
squid proxy server configuration & distribution of internet without proxy gaurav_gupta082 Linux From Scratch 2 07-31-2010 12:25 PM
how to access internet on linux clients By our Squid Proxy server farrukhndm Linux - Server 2 03-07-2009 07:22 AM
Using ISA Server as Parent Proxy and want to setup Squid as dwonstream proxy tauseef1 Red Hat 1 04-09-2008 02:03 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:37 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration