[squid-users] Squid as a proxy (Forwarding loop detected)

Amos Jeffries squid3 at treenet.co.nz
Mon Dec 28 12:03:38 UTC 2015

On 29/12/2015 12:51 a.m., Richard wrote:
> Hi,
> This question has been asked many times before, but unfortunately the ones
> I checked did not seem to have a solution for me.
> I am trying to setup squid as transparent proxy, but I keep getting the
> error Forwarding loop detected.
> I have the following setup:
> Client [] <-> Router [ && ] <->
> Squid Server []
> The configuration for squid is as following:
> http_port 8080
> http_port 3129 intercept
> http_access allow all
> The iptables rule on my router is as follow:

That is the problem.

NAT interception must be done *on the same machine as Squid*.

Use policy routing on the router, and NAT (or TPROXY) on the Squid machine.


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