Re: Reverse Proxy w/Password Protection

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Fri, 12 May 2000 20:59:13 +0200

Tom DeSot wrote:

> So I've determined after two days of fighting with Squid that you can't
> password protect a reverse proxy, don't know why, but you can't.

You can, if you ask for it.

Edit src/acl.c and add the following line somewhere near the top:


Note however that you cannot use authorization both in the reverse
proxy/accelerator and the origin server at the same time. This is why
the feature is disabled by default. This is from a limitation in the
HTTP protocol and not much to do about.

Henrik Nordstrom
Squid hacker
Received on Fri May 12 2000 - 13:28:33 MDT

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