Thursday, September 10, 2009

HowTo Run Squid Proxy Server in Windows XP

Some of My Friend asked How they can run the world famous Linux Proxy server Squid in Windows XP.

It is better to use Linux for this purpose. , You can make an experiment in your windows and switch to Linux.

installing squid on windows

Download squid for windows from :

http://squid.acmeconsulting.it/download/squid-2.6.STABLE18-bin.zip

Full Installation Instructions are in the documentation.

Change the c:\squid\etc\squid.conf from the default :

acl home src 192.168.0.0/255.255.255.0 # (change it for your subnet)

http_access allow home

cache_dir aufs c:/squid/var/cache 1000 16 256

dns_nameservers 208.67.220.220

run the following commands :

mkdir c:\squid\var\cache

c:\squid\sbin\squid -z

Done,
Now your squid is ready.

squid

2 comments:

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Anonymous said...

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