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Windows Update through squid proxy

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How to allow windows update to pass thru Squid Proxy ,I am not using any authentication in squid proxy
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Question by:bhavneshv
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by:amirs80
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tell me what type of blockage u r using
if it is url based then allow
http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/
if it is content based then again you permit the url
http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com/
for your users/clients
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by:bhavneshv
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I have added url.but still it doesnt allow
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jdarwin earned 25 total points
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Hi,

In your squid.conf, set the range_offset_limit  to -1, as under:

range_offset_limit -1

Regards.


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by:jdarwin
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hi,

if my solution above, range_offset_limit -1 worked for you, then plz. accept this solution. otherwise tell if your problem still persists.
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by:raxix
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Squid FAQ tells how to do it. Please visit this link for details

http://wiki.squid-cache.org/SquidFaq/WindowsUpdate

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