[squid-users] iptables setup for tcp_outgoing_address

Alex Rousskov rousskov at measurement-factory.com
Sat Jun 16 03:43:09 UTC 2018

On 06/15/2018 05:12 PM, davidjesse091 at aol.com wrote:

> if I use another interface's IP address
> forĀ tcp_outgoing_address on my Linux machine then web pages don't load.

Does using "another interface" IP address work with curl or wget
executed on the Squid Linux box?

  curl --interface http://www.example.com
  wget --bind-address= http://www.example.com


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alex Rousskov <rousskov at measurement-factory.com>
> To: davidjesse091 <davidjesse091 at aol.com>; squid-users
> <squid-users at lists.squid-cache.org>
> Sent: Fri, Jun 15, 2018 7:01 pm
> Subject: Re: [squid-users] iptables setup for tcp_outgoing_address
> On 06/15/2018 04:42 PM, davidjesse091 at aol.com
> <mailto:davidjesse091 at aol.com> wrote:
>> I want to connect to Squid proxy using and if I am
>> connecting using port 11000,
> I assume you meant "connecting to port 11000" (there is also the client
> source port, but it should not matter here).
>> I want squid to have the traffic go out of the IP
>> http_port 11000 name=port_11000
>> acl port_11000_acl myportname port_11000
>> tcp_outgoing_address port_11000_acl
> Looks good to me, provided all your outgoing traffic goes to IPv4
> addresses (no IPv6).
>> What would I need to do with iptables to make this work?
> Why do you think you need iptables? What does not work if you do not use
> IP tables?
> Alex.

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