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Old 04-08-2008, 04:46 AM   #1
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ARP (MAC) Authentication in SQUID error

Dear Gurus

i want to authenticate SQUID 2.6 in Fedora core 8 with MAC base authentication.i have created the given acl but when i restart or reload squid it give error
#vi /etc/squid/squid.conf
acl macgroup arp 00:08:c5:e9:02:ac
http_access allow macgroup

when i #service squid reload
then i get error that i found is

aclParseAclLine: Invalid ACL type 'arp'
FATAL: Bungled squid.conf line 615: acl mac_allow arp 00:02:b3:eb:33:c6
Squid Cache (Version 2.6.STABLE16): Terminated abnormally.

please tell me the proper solution.Thanks

Farrukh Nadeem
Old 04-08-2008, 07:27 AM   #2
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Distribution: Debian Etch, RHEL 5.0
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check whether your squid is compiled with arp functionality!

you need to compile it with --enable-arp-acl

you can check it with the outpuf of squid -v


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