[squid-users] Pass client DNS requests

Amos Jeffries squid3 at treenet.co.nz
Wed Nov 11 16:07:49 UTC 2015

On 12/11/2015 3:52 a.m., Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
> On 10.11.15 17:03, Patrick Flaherty wrote:
>> Again I'm fairly new to Squid but loving it. We enforce only certain
>> domains
>> be accessible via the whitelist directive. Is there a way to pass DNS
>> requests through the proxy for resolution? We are currently using Windows
>> host entries. L
> no. Squid is a HTTP proxy. it's not a DNS proxy.
> use DNS server or DNS proxy for that.

DNS proxy also goes by the name "recursive resolver", which you might be
more familiar with.

The best design is to have a recursive resolver setup somewhere on your
network and have it used by both your clients and Squid.


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