Solved

How do I add an IP for FTP on Squid?

Posted on 2014-09-15
3
322 Views
Last Modified: 2014-09-16
I am trying to work with a software vendor to set up software that uploads specific data via FTP to their facility.
This is coming from a satellite facility that connects through a proxy (Squid) located at our main location.

The vendor has suggested that I add their IP address to Squid to allow two way communication.
Is this correct and if it is, how do I add it?
IP = 64.38.XXX.XX for port 21
I am a novice at configuring Squid and I have spent time googling it, but I have not had much luck.
0
Comment
Question by:RSchalhoub
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
Serafin Rusu earned 500 total points
ID: 40323949
add this to /etc/squid.conf
"
acl squidclient2 src 64.38.xx.xx/32
http_access allow squidclient2
"

make sure you put these 2 lines before:
"
# Deny requests to unknown ports
http_access deny !Safe_ports
# Deny CONNECT to other than SSL ports
http_access deny CONNECT !SSL_ports
"

I don't know how this will help your vendor, but this is the way.
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Natty Greg
ID: 40324322
Here you go

[root@server ~#]vi /etc/squid/squid.conf
acl SSL_ports port 443 21                 #(Edit add the ftp port 21 to SSL port acl)
acl ftp proto FTP                              #(Create a new acl for ftp protocol)
http_access allow ftp                       #(Allow browsing above created ftp acl)
#save the squid.conf file
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:Sandy
ID: 40324571
don't forget to reload or restart your squid after making above changes.

Ty/SA
0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article will inform Clients about common and important expectations from the freelancers (Experts) who are looking at your Gig.
This article is a collection of issues that people face from time to time and possible solutions to those issues. I hope you enjoy reading it.
Learn several ways to interact with files and get file information from the bash shell. ls lists the contents of a directory: Using the -a flag displays hidden files: Using the -l flag formats the output in a long list: The file command gives us mor…
Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.

710 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question