Re: [squid-users] Regular expressions

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2001 10:50:00 -0700 (MST)

On Tue, 13 Mar 2001, Bruno Guerreiro wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm triyng to block access to sex sites, streaming data, and stuff like
> that.
> I've defined the following ACL's
> acl banned_files urlpath_regex -i "/etc/squid/banned"
> acl banned_sites dstdom_regex -i "/etc/squid/banned_sites"
> and then
> http_access deny banned_files
> http_access deny banned_sites
> The word sex is included in both banned_files and banned_sites.
> This works fine but i'm getting this problem:
> If someones tries to get a page about msexchange for instance, the word sex
> gets matched as it is in mSEXchange, and the request is denied.
> Is there any way I can avoid this from happening, I keep using just ACL
> blocking?
> Tanx in advance.

You can allow exceptions before denying

   acl nonsex url_regex msexchange
   http_access allow nonsex
   http_access deny banned_files
Received on Tue Mar 13 2001 - 10:50:00 MST

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