[squid-users] issue with tcp_outgoing_address and external acl

Amos Jeffries squid3 at treenet.co.nz
Thu Mar 5 09:36:42 UTC 2015

On 5/03/2015 4:25 p.m., Alberto Perez wrote:
> Hi and thanks to all members in this community for the great support.
> Im trying to send traffic for some users through a faster link using
> tcp_outgoing_address, I found this directive very usefull and suitable
> for this need.
> I use a captive portal and my squid only use autorization, so users
> are not available with standard ident method.
> I wrote an acl to simulate ident process by reading to memory a list
> of users from a file and matching external user returned by active
> session external acl. For general purposes of autorization this work
> fine.
> I found that tcp_outgoing_address works good with src ACLs but doesn't
> work with this external acl, by the way, has huge ttl so squid doesn't
> evaluate it on each request.
> Can anyone please tell me if this is possible, or point the right
> direction to solve this.
> I will be glad to provide more information about my case if is needed.

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found with it?

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