You need to set it up as a parent cache. Adapt the instructions here for your use. It is for squid transparent proxy with a Privoxy parent but your setup is similar. Install DansGuardian to configure web contents filtering. vi /etc/dansguardian/ systemctl restart squid dansguardian. Hello all, I have a squid proxy running. The main aim was to share the internet connection and to restrict the access to limited sites and content.

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Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Installation of Squid The first part of the handbook covers the installation and configuration of Squid. The important thing about our setup is that our firewall and gateway are running on the same machine as Squid and DansGuardian are, in order to have transparent proxy capabilities. In short, a normal sansguardian trying to connect to squid directly on localhost gets rejected where as the dansguardian user is permitted.

Lets go step by step. For more information about DansGuardian, please visit the official site of DanGuardian. Another reason on asking question and starting thread was that all the people around will need to use email clients to check mails that are pop ids.

As a result, your viewing experience will be diminished, and you may not be able to execute some actions. And that was it!

Anyhow, thanks for reading and understanding long and miserable post. Reply Reply as topic. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.


I know it is time ddansguardian upgrade.

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As host of the pfSense open source firewall project, Qsuid believes in enhancing network connectivity that maintains both security and privacy. I think it’s not a good way to do what I want for my lan, but in this moment I can’t find another one…. Use the iptables rule to redirect users requests as billymayday told. Now again check the logs whether browsing is ok. I have been there a lot.

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Do I need to forward all the requests to ppp0 or to Eth0?

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Find More Posts by linuxlover. On a clean install of Ubuntu, dansbuardian will work as written. Add content filtering to an existing Ubuntu system. It seems I need to take into account ppp0 that is activated when I dial up the connection via Eth0.

I tried it, but I found that dansguarsian works fine if you browse from the local machine where squid and dansguard installed, from the other machine, it does not work. I tried setting on the proxy settings in thunderbird but it is still unable to download the emails and only other option that remains is to make squid work as transparent proxy.

Other wise you can set it up to block everything for everyone. Log in or Sign up.

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You are also advised to check the documentation of the DansGuardian web site for more information about DansGuardian. You need to set it up as a parent cache. It works like a transparent proxy and it’s not a very good solution for security… Any idea? Similar to configuration of browser I have to configure thunderbird to use proxy to connect to internet but it is not working.

For more information about Squid, please visit the official website of Squid. Click Refresh and verify it’s still working.

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Please read the comments in the startup script for instructions on enabling the daemon. I am not sure though. It reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages.

Page 1 of 2. Our Mission As host of the pfSense open source firewall project, Netgate believes in enhancing network connectivity that maintains both security and privacy. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Ip given by ISP. It’s a browser restriction.

This means that every time I browse, the dansguardian service has to re-filter re-evaluate the data coming from the Squid Cache. Please download a browser that supports JavaScript, or enable it if it’s disabled i.

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