Re: SSL_ports - what does this stand for?

From: Jonathan Larmour <>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 1997 16:48:38 +0100

At 23:31 25/06/97 +0800, Tristan Lewis wrote:
>I have recently set up Squid on a client's network, and was wondering what
>the line
> acl SSL_ports port 443 563
>is meant to mean in the squid.conf file. What are ports 443 and 563 used

They are used by the SSL protocol. 443 is used for a secure form of http,
and 563 is used by a secure form of news.

>I was also wondering why I get an error 'Access denied' when trying to

The correct way to access an SSL site is This
will use port 443 by default.

Jonathan L.

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