[squid-users] a host can not access web browsing

Antony Stone Antony.Stone at squid.open.source.it
Fri Jan 26 21:06:20 UTC 2018

On Friday 26 January 2018 at 21:54:48, Bladimir Almeida wrote:

> Hi, I'm a network administrator of my company,

I wonder how you react to emails from your users which contain so little 
specific information as I see below.

> I've been dealing with a computer that can access all the services for days,
> except that I can not surf the Internet.

Was it previously able to surf the Internet?

If yes, when did this change?

Did anything else happen on your network at the same time as this change?

> The message

Please show us the full text of the message.

> the browser

Which browser are you using?

> sends me is that the server

Which server?

> is rejecting the connections,

Is any reason given?  Any more detail at all?

> however the other domain pc

This is a Windows domain?  Not just a simple "bunch of PCs on a network doing 
their own thing"?  Do you need to authenticate to the domain (on *any* PC, I 
don't just mean on the one giving the problems) in order to be able to access 

> access without any problem to the web, and reinstalled the pc 2 times

Was the PC with the problem reinstalled or reconfigured shortly before it 
stopped being able to access websites?

I'm wondering what makes you think a reinstall might resolve the problem - you 
might be right, but is there any information which leads you to believe this?

> and nothing, the only thing that this pc I have to install windows xp,
> because it works with a tool that requires that OS

Do you have any other Windows XP machines on your network?

If so, are any of those able to access websites?

> Greetings, please help me.

Please tell us where Squid fits into your question.


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