Re: SSL_ports - what does this stand for?

From: Tristan Lewis <>
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 1997 00:53:26 +0800 (WST)

Thanks for the reply.

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

Are there any settings in the squid.conf that would prohibit a user from
accessing an SSL site like - I am referring to the
settings in the squid.conf file at my clients end.


Received on Wed Jun 25 1997 - 09:56:04 MDT

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