RE: [squid-users] WCCP, Squid, ASA, HTTP redirect

From: Nick Duda <>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2008 09:26:00 -0400

So are we saying that with WCCP in general all it can do as far as web requests is port 80? And I would need to let 443 requests just go out via the firewall...darn

-----Original Message-----
From: Henrik Nordstrom []
Sent: Friday, April 25, 2008 2:05 AM
To: Nick Duda
Cc: Squid-users
Subject: Re: [squid-users] WCCP, Squid, ASA, HTTP redirect

tor 2008-04-24 klockan 13:39 -0400 skrev Nick Duda:

> I really cant imagine that all this WCCP with a web-cache can not work
> with HTTPS (that would suck)

It's kind of due to HTTPS being fully encrypted and all that is seen on
the wire is random garbage...

For HTTP Squid can decode the https request and understand what is going
on even when intercepted. HTTPS prevents this by nature of it's

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