[H-GEN] (Fwd) Help: How to anonymyse Squid Proxy Cache ?

Andrew Bennett a.bennett at library.uq.edu.au
Mon Jul 24 01:51:15 EDT 2000


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Cheers Bruce,

I thought that was what we might have to do. I was merely hoping 
there might have been a config option I as unaware of :)

Thanks again,
ajb.

> 
> a.benn> I'm running Squid 2.4 Devel on a Redhat 6.23 box to provide
> a.benn> proxying services. a.benn> a.benn> Whilst I want most of the
> HTTP headers to be available to the a.benn> requested servers, I'd
> like to make one of them in particular a.benn> (HTTP_X_FORWARDED_FOR)
> always come out the same, a.benn> preferably the address of the proxy
> box itself. a.benn> a.benn> Unfortunately, having it as "unknown" is
> no good to me.
> 
> Use the source.  Squid's config file parsing is simple enough to add
> another option, specifically the contents of the X_Forwarded_For
> header.
> 
> Note that the above header describes the IP from which the request
> comes from to your proxy, and setting it to the proxy itself is not
> really a good idea.  (If you've got your squid on the outside of a
> firewall, the firewall IP would be a good choice).
> 
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Andrew Bennett
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IT Services, The University of Queensland Library

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