[squid-users] FreeBSD, OpenBSD and IP-Filter users wanted, running Squid as transparent proxy

From: Henrik Nordstrom <hno@dont-contact.us>
Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2005 01:07:32 +0200 (CEST)

[This is a resend as not a single user responded to the first request sent
nearly two weeks ago]

I need help to verify a pending patch for transparent interception on
various platforms. I can only verify this on Linux myself.

If you run Squid as a transparent proxy on another platform than Linux,
using one of the following configure options:

    --enable-ipf-transparent (IP-Filter)
    --enable-pf-transparent (PF network translation)

then please help verifying that Squid-2.5.STABLE9 + the patch from Bug
1193 compiles cleanly, and that the original IP address discovery still

Patch file:


How to apply to the Squid sources:

cd squid-2.5.STABLE9
wget -O- 'http://www.squid-cache.org/bugs/attachment.cgi?id=583&action=view' | patch -p0

Then build and install Squid as usual in transparently interception mode,
but with a slight change in squid.conf:

   httpd_accel_port 0

instead of the usual

   httpd_accel_port 80

Note: http_port should be the default 3128, or at least not 80 for this
test to be complete.

How to verify that IP address discovery and patch in general works proper:

From a client having port 80 traffic intercepted by the proxy execute

   telnet www.squid-cache.org 80
   GET / HTTP/1.0
   [blank line]

Then verify that you get the Squid page back and that access.log contains
a request for

Received on Tue Mar 29 2005 - 16:07:33 MST

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