Re: [squid-users] acl deny versus acl allow?

From: Amos Jeffries <>
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2008 12:43:49 +1300

Roger Thomas wrote:
> Hi,
> This is my first time posting to the mailing list, but I just wanted to know
> whether anyone knew how to do the below:
> I use the following to block a list of words from URLís:
> acl misc_block_list url_regex -i "/etc/squid/block/misc_block.list"
> http_access deny misc_block_list
> I am trying to allow certain words, so for example, the word sex is in the
> block list, but I want the word sussex to be allowed.
> I have created another file called misc_allow.list but Iím not sure how to
> tell it to allow. I presumed something like this:
> acl misc_allow_list url_regex -i "/etc/squid/block/misc_allow.list"
> http_access allow deny misc_allow_list
> this doesnít work though.

The word 'deny' is fully replaced with the word 'allow'.

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