[squid-users] https and URL rewriting

Amos Jeffries squid3 at treenet.co.nz
Fri Dec 11 13:50:24 UTC 2015

On 11/12/2015 10:30 p.m., Eugene M. Zheganin wrote:
> Hi.
> I'm using URL rewriting to display instant messages to users. I'm doing
> it using traffic interception and squid in transparent mode, so far I'm
> intercepting http only. But I wonder, how it will behave with https,
> since it's a tunneled connection ?


> I suppose, unless using ssl-Bum
> technique, squid will never see the URL in such request ?


> But how would
> url rewrite sequence behave itself in these conditions ?

That Depends. Some well written re-writers know how to handle
authority-URI (skip the rewrite). Most don't (try to rewite and mangle
the URI). So the answer is usually "badly".


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