[squid-users] How to setup squid as reverse proxy to intercept Office365 traffic

Antony Stone Antony.Stone at squid.open.source.it
Thu Sep 7 14:38:40 UTC 2017

On Thursday 07 September 2017 at 16:34:02, SShukla wrote:

> Thanks for replying Antony
> So one requirement for our solution is that, a user in a group using our
> setup would have their traffic always pass through our proxy(Squid proxy +
> ICAP), whether they are in their office on the company network, or at home
> on their own internet, or anywhere else using their mobile data connection.
> This was one of the key reasons we settled on using a reverse proxy.

For me, this still does not compute.

How is a user at home or on a mobile data connection going to find your reverse 

How is this easier than having their equipment configured to use a forwarding 

What is your understanding of the purpose of a reverse proxy?

> In our current deployment, however, we do not have the unique circumstances
> that Office 365 presents.  It’s entirely possible that a forward proxy is
> the ONLY way to accomplish a similar end result in this environment, but if
> a reverse proxy is possible ? , it would be our first choice.

Give me an example - what DNS name would a user connect to, and what would 
that DNS name resolve to, in order to end up on your reverse proxy?


You can tell that the day just isn't going right when you find yourself using 
the telephone before the toilet.

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