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Saturday, February 9, 2008

installing squid on windows

Download squid for windows from :

http://squid.acmeconsulting.it/download/squid-2.6.STABLE18-bin.zip

Read the installation instructions in the documentation.

Change the c:\squid\etc\squid.conf from the default :

acl home src 192.168.0.0/255.255.255.0 # (change if different network subnet)

http_access allow home

cache_dir aufs c:/squid/var/cache 1000 16 256

dns_nameservers 208.67.222.222

run the following commands :

mkdir c:\squid\var\cache

c:\squid\sbin\squid -z

Done, run squid :

squid

1 comment:

goje said...

Hi,

I have installed squid on my system. I want to use it as a web proxy. I mean i want to create a web application (something like www.proxeasy.com)and make it access the squid server. Please let me know if you have any idea how to do it.

Thanks,
Goje.