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Differences in Revisions: Squid Web-Proxy

# Squid Web-Proxy
| [![](/icons/applications-system.png)](/nonpublic/en/configuration/network/proxy/general) | [What is a Web Proxy?](/en/configuration/network/proxy/general) | General information about the Squid proxy. |
| [![](/icons/applications-system.png)](./general) | [What is a Web Proxy?](/en/configuration/network/proxy/general) | General information about the Squid proxy. |
| [![](/icons/preferences-system.png)](/nonpublic/en/configuration/network/proxy/wui_conf) | [Configuration using the web interface](/en/configuration/network/proxy/wui_conf) | An explanation of web proxy configuration optins in IPFire. |
| [![](/icons/edit-find-replace.png)](/nonpublic/en/configuration/network/proxy/extend) | [Proxy-Extensions](/en/configuration/network/proxy/extend) | Explains extensions available for those who are familiar with working on a Linux console. |
| [![](/icons/edit-find-replace.png)](/nonpublic/en/configuration/network/proxy/ext_info) | [Extended know-how](/en/configuration/network/proxy/ext_info) | Optimizations and additional information for a better understanding of Squid logging. |
| [![](/icons/emblem-people.png)](/nonpublic/en/configuration/network/proxy/example_conf) | [Example configuration](/en/configuration/network/proxy/example_conf) | There can be a variety of configurations used with the Squid proxy. Here are stable examples contributed by users. |
| [![](/icons/emblem-people.png)](/nonpublic/en/configuration/network/proxy/URL-filter) | [URL-filter configuration](/en/configuration/network/proxy/URL-filter) | Information on how to use URL-filter features of Squid. |
| [![](/icons/emblem-people.png)](/nonpublic/en/configuration/network/proxy/Update_Accelerator) | [Update Accelerator usage](/en/configuration/network/proxy/Update_Accelerator) | Basic info on features of the Update Accelerator. |
Information on the Squid proxy is divided in to different categories.
* "[What is a Web-Proxy?](/en/configuration/network/proxy/general)" gives a quick overview of what Squid is capable of.
* "[Configuration using the web interface](/en/configuration/network/proxy/wui_conf)" introduces you to the webinterface options in IPFire and provides hints configuring your system.
* "[Proxy-extensions](/en/configuration/network/proxy/extend)" 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](/en/configuration/network/proxy/ext_info)".
* "[Example configuration](/en/configuration/network/proxy/example_conf)" includes examples of stable configurations, to help new users configure their proxy settings in IPFire, depending on their hardware and needs.
## Additional links
* http://www.squid-cache.org/
* https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Squid_proxy
* http://linux.die.net/man/8/squid