Re: [squid-users] Re: users-authentication using certificate?

From: Muthukumar <>
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 15:19:01 +0530

> > I'm using squid for users-authentication by
> > username/password. Can I using certificate for
> > users-authentication, does squid have support this?
> This is supported in Squid-3.0 for accelerator type setups using the
> https_port directive and the certificate related acls.
> Actually it is even supported for proxy operation using https_port, but to
> our knowledge there is no browsers supporting the use of SSL connections
> to the proxy.
> The use of SSL is a requirement for certificate based
> authentication as certificates is a property of SSL, so until there is
> browsers implementing SSL to proxies such authentication is not possible
> for proxied Internet requests.


    SSL connections proxy is supported at Netscape 7.1 browser.


Received on Mon Feb 23 2004 - 02:48:58 MST

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