RE: [squid-users] Logging username at parent cache using ntlm_aut h

From: Robert Collins <>
Date: Tue, 07 Oct 2003 09:23:51 +1000

On Tue, 2003-10-07 at 22:14, Wilshire, Andrew wrote:
> Hi Robert,
> This solution looks good to me! So my child cache would have a line that
> looks like;
> cache_peer parent 3128 3130 login=*:secretkey no-query
> But can you tell me what I should have in my parent cache's squid.conf would
> look like?

You'll need to
1) configure basic authentication
2) write yourself a basic_auth helper (see the sample - it's easy) that
knows the secretkey and can respond with appropriate credentials to each
squid user query. (i.e. when squid asks for user FOO, it responds with


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