Re: Newbie: Access Control

From: Irfan Akber <>
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 1999 17:02:46 -0000

Yes squid can do this. See the examples in the default squid.conf. You need
is access control which are defined using acl tag. Then you specify which
requests are allowed using url_regex and dst_domain etc etc. You can also
specify what time the user is allowed to access. See squid.conf it is all

Irfan Akber

> From: anneck <>
> To:
> Subject: Newbie: Access Control
> Date: Friday, January 29, 1999 11:16 AM
> Hi there list people,
> I have been given a task to solve the following problem.
> And I was wondering if the squid proxy is able to do solve it or if one
of you
> know a different way to solve it.
> Problem:
> The only way for http_requests to leave the house is, if they come from
> proxy. Everything else will get dropped by the firewall.
> Now, managers have decided that we need addional restrictions inside the
> company who will be able to "surf" at all and stuff....
> In detail I need to be able to identify 3 user groups
> A: With complete access
> B: Only access to Intranet
> C: Access to Intranet + 6 specified domain names *sigh*
> I read the dok's and found the "acl" rules.
> I think that with those rules and access controll enabled I could solve
> problem. Am I right?
> And if I am right, lets just say the managers decide to exploit this
> users - certain access rights" concept... will this be manageable in the
> future?
> If squid is not the right choice to solve the user/access problem, which
> software would?
Received on Fri Jan 29 1999 - 05:21:59 MST

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