RE: [SQU] Squid and Junkbuster

From: Lee Miller <>
Date: Wed, 24 Jan 2001 11:26:08 -0600


Thanks for the info.

However, the client browser first requests data via junkbuster on port 8000,
and then, junkbuster (via it's 'forward' file), passes the request on to
squid's port 3128.

Thus, even though you set junkbuster to filter cookies, images, etc, I'm not
sure how squid then negotiates with the web site to exchange this
information, since at that point, communication is between squid and the

Anyway, thanks again.

Lee Miller

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nathan Kahn []
> Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2001 9:05 AM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [SQU] Squid and Junkbuster
> >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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