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Log settings (for proxy)

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Squid has some very detailed logging options which can be activated in this area.

Log enable = By activating this option, the web-proxy logging is enabled. The logs can be viewed under /logs/proxy logs over the WUI, or via the console under the path/var/log/squid. If needed, you can find even more information about the logs in here . In the wiki section "Logs" there are also statements regarding to the proxy logging which can be found in Proxy-Logs and Proxy-Summary.

Log query terms: = Query data (query-terms) or dynamic content of an URL arenĀ“t logged by default by Squid because of data privacy protection reasons, since query terms can also include e.g. passwords . If this option is activated, the full URL will be logged.

Example with query term logging:

1326376573.979    172 192.168.205.2 TCP_MISS/200 3605 GET http://wiki.ipfire.org/de/configuration/network/proxy?
do=login&sectok=898d87a4cdeed875a0fa3e3254fgh0bf user DIRECT/178.63.73.246 text/html

Example without query term logging:

1326376486.158    122 192.168.205.2 TCP_MISS/200 3605 GET http://wiki.ipfire.org/de/configuration/network/proxy?
user DIRECT/178.63.73.246 text/html

Log useragents = With enabled option, the data of the user agent field in the header of the requests will be written into the file/var/log/squid/useragent.log. This logging option collects data about the browser and the operating system from the clients.

An example for useragent logging:
192.168.23.5 [08/Jan/2012:15:50:17 +0100] "Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.6; rv:8.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/8.0.1"

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Older Revisions • February 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm • Jon