[squid-users] squid 3.5 conf setup

James Adams jadams at modmc.net
Mon Apr 20 20:29:40 UTC 2020

So I am new to squid and trying to take over from what was already in 
Do you have an example of what it should look like or a best practice 
guide to use.
  We can have up to 32 /24 blocks in our configurations.
I want to try and make the systems as efficient as possible knowing the 
large amount of IPs we are using.


On 4/20/2020 15:16, Alex Rousskov wrote:
> On 4/20/20 10:48 AM, James Adams wrote:
>> acl 1 myportname 1 src all
> I agree with Amos that you should consider automating these
> configuration lines. Your access control and request routing
> requirements are probably too special to warrant adding a new Squid feature.
> While writing the config-generating script, please remove the "src all"
> trailing garbage(?) from myportname ACL definitions. I would also
> recommend avoiding using bare numbers as port and ACL _names_: It is
> very confusing for many human readers, and might even cause parsing
> failures in future Squid versions.
> HTH,
> Alex.

James Adams
Sr. Systems Engineer
MOD Mission Critical

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