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Redirecting web traffic from Mikrotik to internal Squid using policy based routing

There is a beginner’s guide on how to set up transparent interception of HTTP and HTTPS traffic in the network with help of external Squid proxy, Mikrotik router and Policy Based Routing. The tutorial is available at Hope it … Continue reading

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Policy based routing with iptables and separate Squid box

A new tutorial that explains how to transparently filter HTTP and HTTPS traffic re-routed from your default gateway (router) running Ubuntu 16 (iptables) using Policy Based Routing is published on See full tutorial at

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Basic LDAP Proxy Auth Bites Back Again

We have set up Squid box to authenticate users using Basic LDAP scheme. Access from Internet Explorer to most of the sites works fine. But checks for certificate revocation in Internet Explorer are failing. Why? When user tries to access … Continue reading

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