Re: [squid-users] ACLs Implementation help

From: Edmonds Namasenda <>
Date: Fri, 12 Nov 2010 08:18:24 +0300

Amos, thank you for the responses always.

On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 6:56 PM, Amos Jeffries <> wrote:
> On 12/11/10 04:08, Edmonds Namasenda wrote:

>> I believe I am a better squid administrator than when I joined. Throw me a bone!
> Switch "users" with "browsers" and you have it right. There is a whole layer of software between squid and the people at the screen.
> The browser is supposed to remember these things once the person has entered them. Or as in the case of Kerberos, to locate the credentials without bothering the person at all.
> If you are seeing a browser repeatedly asking for login then there is a problem with the browser. Those can occasionally be hit by something it does not like coming back from Squid. When that happens some network forensics are needed to figure out whats going on.
I know Firefox asks whether to keep authentication details. I am not
sure about MS IE.
Assuming they are using Firefox and the log-in details are kept by the
browser, are you implying there will not be continuous requests for
logging in with each accessed page forever?
That is the browser sends authentication details to squid and squid
allows them access accordingly.

Thank you and kind regards,
I.P.N Edmonds
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