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Squid 3.0 Transparent Proxy Configuration Issue

Posted: Thu Jun 24, 2010 2:54 pm
by rmuhammadali
Dear All,
Here is my squid.conf configuration file. when i use it as transparent then the error occurs as page cannot be displayerd

acl manager proto cache_object
acl localhost src
acl to_localhost dst
acl localnet src
acl SSL_ports port 443
acl Safe_ports port 80 # http
acl Safe_ports port 21 # ftp
acl Safe_ports port 443 # https
http_access allow manager localhost
http_access deny manager
http_access deny !Safe_ports
http_access deny CONNECT !SSL_ports
http_access allow localnet
http_access deny all
icp_access allow localnet
icp_access deny all
htcp_access allow localnet
htcp_access deny all
http_port 3128 transparent
hierarchy_stoplist cgi-bin ?
access_log /usr/local/squid/var/logs/access.log squid
refresh_pattern ^ftp: 1440 20% 10080
refresh_pattern ^gopher: 1440 0% 1440
refresh_pattern -i (/cgi-bin/|\?) 0 0% 0
refresh_pattern . 0 20% 4320
visible_hostname cent.localdomain.local
icp_port 3130
coredump_dir /usr/local/squid/var/cache

Please help, waiting for response.

Regards RMA

Posted: Thu Jun 24, 2010 9:07 pm
by lambda
does the error occur if they go to the ip address as well? or just websites?


what do you see?

can the clients do dns resolution properly?

please use something other than internet explorer for testing -- something that shows you the real error.

Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2010 11:00 am
by rmuhammadali
Yes Dear,
the problem is same as you mentioned. dns resolution problem occurs.


Posted: Sun Jun 27, 2010 3:03 am
by lambda
configure the client systems with a valid dns server. if nothing else, use this dns server:

Posted: Tue Jun 29, 2010 4:54 pm
by Kamran.Ahmed
one more could be use

Posted: Tue Jun 29, 2010 11:22 pm
by lambda
sure, if you trust verizon with your data.