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Internet Proxy Squid with encryption from Client to Server

Posted on 2011-03-14
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Hallo I  work a lot in UMTS and public Wireless Lan Networks,
so my goal is that my Client make an encrypted Session to my Debian Internet Squid Proxy Server.

I installed Debian with certificates (openssl) and Squid3

How looks my squid conf,

I need an Example Config for Squid to start.

I have an Windows XP Client und a Debian linux client
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by:MarkXIII
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Hi Michapdm,
I understand that you would like to use squid to offer secured web browsing to your client. At least protected from snooping while on the AIR link.

I don't think squid can do that. You would be better served using some VPN. I think you should look into pptpd or OpenVPN.

Or you could use ssh with port forwarding as described in this article: http://www.howtoforge.com/linux_secure_browsing_squid
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by:mccracky
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I'm not sure if you can do it (you might need to fool with dns and such too), but you might look into squid as a "reverse proxy" and see if you can set that up.  (You'd basically be trying to "reverse proxy" the whole Internet.)
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by:michapdm
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" described in this article: http://www.howtoforge.com/linux_secure_browsing_squid"

works this with a windows client?
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by:mccracky
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What is described works with a Windows client, but I don't think that is what you are asking about.  What the article states is that you set up a secure ssh tunnel from your client machine to the squid server on another network.  You then send all your web traffic through that encrypted tunnel.  It will work well for a savvy technical user, but not as general encryption for your wi-fi spot.
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Ok I found a PHP Script for an anymizer Site, I just use an apache the default gw is pointing to a transparent Proxy, it is very complicated.
Thanks
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by:michapdm
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Found solution by my self, after long time
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