Re: [SQU] Squid and Junkbuster

From: Wyman Eric Miles <>
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2001 10:27:14 -0600 (CST)

Out of curiosity, has anyone adapted junkbuster's rules to a redirector
like squirm or jesred?

On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, Nathan Kahn wrote:

> >Since many of the filter settings for cookies and other content are similar
> >between squid.conf and junkbuster's config file, which takes precedence? In
> >other words, if I reject cookies in junkbuster, does squid's cache still get
> >peppered with them? Should I leave squid's config wide open and then just
> >use filter settings in junkbuster's config file?
> >
> >I guess I just don't understand the 'flow' and 'filtering' of information
> >from squid --> junkbuster --> client browser. I'd like to protect myself
> >totally including shielding my squid box, and not just shield my client
> >browser machines.
> I am using both Squid and Junkbuster.
> I believe that Junkbuster filters first. So if you reject cookies in
> junkbuster, squid's cache does not see them.
> I use squid's config only to block porn, and junkbuster for blocking ads
> and cookies.
> Regardless you can tell what is blocking what by looking at the web page.
> If you are denied access to something, it will tell you either junkbuster
> bocked it or squid won't let you have it.
> This is all just to the best of my knowledge, I am no expert.
> Nathan
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Wyman Miles
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