[squid-users] Help: squid restarts and squidGuard die

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at fantomas.sk
Thu Sep 20 11:16:12 UTC 2018

On 19.09.18 20:47, Donald Muller wrote:
>So instead of using squidguard are you saying  you should use something like the following?
>acl ads dstdomain -i "/etc/squid/squid-ads.acl"
>acl adult dstdomain -i "/etc/squid/squid-adult.acl"
>http_access deny ads
>http_access deny adult
>Do the lists need to be sorted in alphabetical order?

I don't think so - the lists are parsed to in -memory format for faster

The case where sw like ufdbguard is important is where you use regular
expressions like url_regex (but srcdom_regex and dstdom_regex may neet it

Processing of those is very inefficient inside of squid.

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: squid-users <squid-users-bounces at lists.squid-cache.org> On Behalf
>> Of Amos Jeffries
>> Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 10:04 PM
>> To: squid-users at lists.squid-cache.org
>> Subject: Re: [squid-users] Help: squid restarts and squidGuard die
>> On 19/09/18 1:54 AM, neok wrote:
>> > Thank you very much Amos for putting me in the right direction.
>> > I successfully carried out the modifications you indicated to me.
>> > Regarding ufdbGuard, if I understood correctly, what you recommend is
>> > to use the ufdbConvertDB tool to convert my blacklists in plain text
>> > to the ufdbGuard database format? And then use that/those databases in
>> > normal squid ACL's?
>> No, ufdbguard is a fork of SquidGuard that can be used as a drop-in
>> replacement which works better while you improve your config.
>> You should work towards less complexity. Squid / squid.conf is where HTTP
>> access control takes place. The helper is about re-writing the URL
>> (only) - which is a complex and destructive process.

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