Re: [squid-users] Settings per User?

From: Jose Ildefonso Camargo Tolosa <>
Date: Sun, 16 May 2010 13:05:08 -0430


On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 1:54 AM, Amos Jeffries <> wrote:
> Joe wrote:
>> Am 14.05.2010 14:31, schrieb Peng, Jeff:
>>> Does the src ACL have any help to you?
>> Not really as it does not explain. Maybe my explanation was not so good. I
>> want to give users the possibility to change their user-agent or the
> See the users web browser documentation how to set it's user agent.

Yeah, some browsers let you do this, konqueror makes it really easy,
and I believe there is one plug-in for firefox (not sure), yes there

>> contents that should be filtered, read these settings from a mysql and
>> apply them to the user:
>> 1. User
>> header_replace User-Agent "xyz Browser"
>> deny xxx, ad, warez content

Part of this can be done on a per-user basis, using authentication,
and ldap-groups.

>> 2. User
>> request_header_access User-Agent deny all
>> allow all content

Part of this can also be done with ldap-groups.

>> I found out, that is possible to use redirect_program to redirect the user
>> based on the src ip. But I can only send back the redirect url. I want to
>> edit other settings too.
>> And btw. is it possible to edit the User-Agent. I mean to keep the
>> original and just add something to it?
> The short answer is no. It's not possible to reconfigure Squid per request.
> Squids configuration is concerned with how and where to pass requests
> around. All of it is configured per-action. Some being globally applied
> actions, some being ACL controlled.
> Amos
> --
> Please be using
>  Current Stable Squid 2.7.STABLE9 or 3.1.3
Received on Sun May 16 2010 - 17:35:14 MDT

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