Re: Squid 1.2beta20 & Proxy_Auth

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 1998 21:04:50 -0600

"Tim Brody" writes:

>I'm nothing but problems =3D)
>I've installed squid 1.2 which should give me the control I need over =
>user access BUT the password auth is failing. I have a passwd htpasswd =
>formatted file (username:crypt(pass)) and an appropriate acl:
>acl passwd proxy_auth /usr/local/squid/etc/idx/passwd 30
>acl testpage url_regex test\.html
>http_access allow testpage passwd
>But the authorization always fails (it doesn't accept username/password =
>combi). I've tried it with a clean file, changing write/read permissions =
>on the password file but nothing seems to work.
>I can't see any doc on this feature ~ I assume it's some kinda of rehash =
>of the proxy_auth patch, but without the external program use???

If you think there is a bug, the best thing you can do is enable
debugging and share it with us.

See the (newly written) FAQ entry:

>Also...real novice stuff I apply the squid patchs to fix acl =
>core dump/ftp dirs (latest patch) by doing:
>cat patchfilename | patch -p0
>That's only thing I've ever seen on patching code, if I'm wrong pls tell =
>what the appropriate command is!


Duane W.
Received on Thu Apr 30 1998 - 20:09:33 MDT

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