Re: [squid-users] Using Simple Authentication for incoming reverse proxy connections

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2004 20:31:41 +0100 (CET)

On Thu, 26 Feb 2004, Eric Kahklen wrote:

> I've setup squid 3.0 to do reverse proxying for Exchange OWA/SSL. I'd
> like to setup some simple authentication that requires a username and
> password to be allowed in to proxy into toward the exchange server. Is
> there an easy way to do this? I don't need to connect to any backend
> database. The username and password can reside on the Linux box.

For this to work you must configre OWA to use cookie based authentication
if possible. Then simply configure authentication in Squid as would be
done for a normal proxy. There is nothing odd about authentication in
reverse proxies with Squid-3.

Received on Thu Feb 26 2004 - 14:36:06 MST

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