Re: [squid-users] Limiting to 1 IP address / routers?

From: Amos Jeffries <>
Date: Sun, 09 May 2010 22:15:22 +1200

J. Webster wrote:
> Is squid somehow checking the local IP address then? My proxy is a
> public proxy so any person accessing it does so with a WAN IP. How
> does squid know that it is a different computer accessing it to block
> them or is it the ncsa auth that is doing some check? I only want 1
> IP to access it but thought that 1 WAN IP might be ok in some cases
> to have 2 computers behind it. I don't want someone to give out their
> username so that someone else can use that name from another location
> (another WAN).

Squid records the IPs which each login credentials are received from.

ACL can be configured to match only when the count of addresses hits a
certain number. Or to block login from certain IP ranges.

You really need to read the wiki FAQ about authentication.


Please be using
   Current Stable Squid 2.7.STABLE9 or 3.1.3
Received on Sun May 09 2010 - 10:15:31 MDT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0 : Sun May 09 2010 - 12:00:04 MDT