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Squid Web-Proxy

What is a Web Proxy? General information about the Squid proxy.
Configuration using the web interface An explanation of web proxy configuration optins in IPFire.
Proxy-Extensions Explains extensions available for those who are familiar with working on a Linux console.
Extended know-how Optimizations and additional information for a better understanding of Squid logging.
Example configuration There can be a variety of configurations used with the Squid proxy. Here are stable examples contributed by users.
URL-filter configuration Information on how to use URL-filter features of Squid.
Update Accelerator usage Basic info on features of the Update Accelerator.

Information on the Squid proxy is divided in to different categories.

  • What is a Web-Proxy?” gives a quick overview of what Squid is capable of.
  • Configuration using the web interface” introduces you to the webinterface options in IPFire and provides hints configuring your system.
  • Proxy-extensions” is for advanced users. It includes instructions for working from the command-line, rather than the web interface.
  • Tips and tricks for optimization, how the Squid logs can be read and left over items are in “Extended know-how”.
  • Example configuration” includes examples of stable configurations, to help new users configure their proxy settings in IPFire, depending on their hardware and needs.
configuration/network/proxy.txt · Last modified: 2018/09/01 22:15 by Jon