Hello, I’m currently trying to set up a Squid proxy server on my Ubuntu machine and I’d like to use SquidGuard to implement URL filtering. However, I’m not exactly sure how to go about configuring Squid to work with SquidGuard.
From my understanding, I need to integrate Squid and SquidGuard in such a way that the Squid proxy forwards all incoming requests to SquidGuard first. SquidGuard should then apply its URL filtering rules, block inappropriate content, and allow everything else to pass through.
Here’s what I’ve done so far:
I’ve successfully installed and started Squid on my machine and it’s currently running with the default configuration. I can use it as a basic proxy without any issues.
I’ve installed SquidGuard using
sudo apt-get install squidguard and it’s also running with the default configuration.
However, I’m stuck at how to configure both to work together. Specifically, I’m unsure about:
squidGuard.conf files to integrate both?
Any help with these would be highly appreciated. Also, if anyone can provide an example
squidGuard.conf configuration that works with URL filtering, that would be great.
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