DansGuardian will not start with "error connecting to parent proxy" need help

chrismurr used Ask the Experts™
I have just setup a new Fedora Core 4 Linux box with Squid and Dansguard.  These are new to me and I have followed what little documentation there is out there for this.  after setting the ACL's in squid and making a couple of changes to the dansguard.conf file, when I try to start dansguardian, I get the error stated above.  Any help on this would be greatly appreciated as I need to get this tested and fine tuned before next week.

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did you start squid? did you grant localhost ( access to squid?


Here is the only thing I changed in the squid.conf file. I #'d out the recommended Access control settings and added mine after the acl CONNECT method CONNECT line:

#Recommended minimum configuration:
#acl all src
#acl manager proto cache_object
#acl localhost src
#acl to_localhost dst
#acl SSL_ports port 443 563
#acl Safe_ports port 80         # http
#acl Safe_ports port 21         # ftp
#acl Safe_ports port 443 563    # https, snews
#acl Safe_ports port 70         # gopher
#acl Safe_ports port 210                # wais
#acl Safe_ports port 1025-65535 # unregistered ports
#acl Safe_ports port 280                # http-mgmt
#acl Safe_ports port 488                # gss-http
#acl Safe_ports port 591                # filemaker
#acl Safe_ports port 777                # multiling http

acl localnet src
acl all src
acl manager proto cache_object
acl localhost src
acl SSL_ports port 443 563
http_access allow localnet
http_access allow localhost
http_access allow CONNECT SSL_ports
http_access deny all

#  TAG: http_access

I then started squid and it did not give me any errors.  
Can you post your dansguardian.conf ?


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