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Old 12-17-2008, 03:12 AM   #1
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Help squid installation and using procedure


Dear Experts

I am a newbee to Linux. I am ok with windows environment, but as far as linux is concerned I am illiterate.

I have been asked to try with linux and squid to check the internet usage of our user client machines.

I have installed PCQ Linux 2005 on a P-IV, 3.00 Ghz, 256 MB RAM, 80 GB HDD machine. Went to webmine using 192.168.50.200:10000 in the browser. There in the servers tab I found several options, out of thoser SQUID is one.

From terminal window also I am able to open squid.conf file but what to change, how to run it and how to see the user log. How to give sharing from that Linux box to other user clients internet sharing etc etc are my doubts.

I have gone through this forum and found that u r giving excellent answers to co-members of this group

Kindly help me in this regard.

Regards

ps prasad, india.
 
Old 12-17-2008, 04:54 AM   #2
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Prasad,

This link will help to configure your squid.conf:

http://www.linuxhomenetworking.com/w...ess_with_Squid


Don't try to find a Quick fix for your issue. Have a complete go in this page, which will help you to manage the squid for your LAN.
 
Old 12-17-2008, 04:05 PM   #3
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ZAMO has reccomended a good tutorial; an alternative approach is to just go through the .conf file line-by-line and make the appropriate changes. It is genuinely well commented, but a bit long.

I'm afraid this is the 'bloke-doesn't-read-the-manual, just dives in and fiddles with stuff' approach, but it is workable. I can't really say which would be faster for you, but, probably, reading the tutorial is something you have to do at some time.

The one piece of advice I would give is to get the simplest configuration working first and the modify the configuration, step-by-step to get the 'extra' features, like ACLs, working. This way, if something does break it, you'll know which stage did it.
 
Old 12-17-2008, 11:58 PM   #4
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1)install the packge squid.

2)go to vi/etc/squid/squid.conf

3)search httpd_port.

And put portnumber 3128/8080.

4)check cache_mem 8 is commented , and uncomment it.

5)search acl_our_network ..

And put ur network to be allowed the internet.

and save
and restart the service
/etc/init.d/suid restart.

good luck
 
  


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