Re: [squid-users] Icap-X_authenticated-Group

From: Amos Jeffries <>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2010 04:03:51 +0000

On Mon, 22 Nov 2010 11:32:20 +0530, Senthilkumar wrote:
> Hi All,
> The squid 3.1.8 with icap support is installed and it communicates with

> the ICAP-SERVER.We are also using ntlmssp authentication with
> groups.Everything works fine.
> From the ICAP-CLIENT we are able to pass X_authenticated_user by
> "icap_client_username_header X-Authenticated-User" in squid.conf
> But when we use "icap_client_user name_header X-Authenticated-Group" in
> squid.conf
> The authenticate user name is displayed as X_Authenticate_group instead
> of group name.

Um, yes. That setting merely specifies the name of the HTTP header to
place the username in.

> We are in need to pass both user name and group name from the
> How can it be achieved in the squid 3.1.8?

Right now you can't. Squid does not have any group information.

FWIW: viswanathan has just volunteered in squid-dev to do the relevant
coding to make this happen.

Received on Tue Nov 23 2010 - 04:03:56 MST

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