[squid-users] [feature request] Websocket Support for Intercept Mode

Alex Rousskov rousskov at measurement-factory.com
Tue Oct 27 17:37:16 UTC 2015

On 10/27/2015 04:54 AM, Tarik Demirci wrote:

> Is there any plan to add support for websocket when using intercept mode?

> Currently, I use SslPeekAndSplice feature but this brokes many
> websites using websocket (one example is web.whatsapp.com). As a
> workaround, after peeking at step 1, splicing problematic sites and
> bumping the rest works. But maintaining this list is tiring and I
> can't use content filtering for these sites. It would be much better
> if squid had support for websocket.
> Related issue:
> http://bugs.squid-cache.org/show_bug.cgi?id=4349

Based on your description, you do not really need WebSockets support in
Squid. You need a better detection of non-HTTP traffic (combined with
the existing on_unsupported_protocol directive). That is a much smaller
and more welcomed project (although the same FAQ answer referenced by
Amos would apply).


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