Re: [squid-users] Redirecting Inbound Web Traffic

From: Frog <>
Date: Mon, 07 Apr 2008 20:46:59 +0100

Kyle Harris wrote:
> I'm not sure if Squid is the best way to do what I need but if not,
> hopefully someone can point me in the right direction. I have a dual-homed
> Linux server that uses iptables as a firewall and to redirect web traffic to
> an internal web server via an iptables prerouting rule. All is fine with
> that. What I need is a little more control of what gets routed to where.
> For example, if an HTTP request comes in for I would like
> to send it to an internal web server on IP address If an HTTP
> request comes in for, I would like to send it to
> I can't see a way to do that with just iptables and one external IP address
> so I am hoping that perhaps Squid can be used to assist. I have been
> reading about Squid redirectors, but I cant figure out how to use them for
> inbound HTTP traffic or if it is even possible. If not, perhaps there is a
> better way to accomplish this?
> Thank you in advance for any assistance.

What you are looking for is a reverse proxy and squid can handle this
with ease. There is an example here:

Hope this helps
Received on Mon Apr 07 2008 - 13:49:32 MDT

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