Re: cachemgr.cgi usage with acl.proxy_auth patch

From: Arjan de Vet <>
Date: Mon, 5 Jan 1998 22:31:54 +0100 (CET)

In article <> you write:

>> See squid.conf. You are required to set up (or keep) the apropriate
>> cache_object related ACL entries.
>I've setup it this way:
>acl manager proto cache_object
>acl localhost src
>http_access deny manager !localhost
>So, ACL named 'manager' denied for all except localhost. proxy_auth
>is not used here. Why Squid anyway requires proxy_auth
>for cacgemgr.cgi ?

I think you should add something like

        http_access allow manager localhost

so that this rule will be used for the cachemgr.cgi script. Otherwise and
other http_access rules with password ACLs start asking for passwords.

Received on Mon Jan 05 1998 - 13:33:29 MST

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