[semi-OT]: Transparent proxy: SQUID & IPTABLES

Emilio Casbas ecasbas at unav.es
Thu Sep 23 12:05:49 CEST 2004


Giovanni Costagliola wrote:

>Hello all,
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>            I'm attempting to configure a transparent proxy on my lan.
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>Default gateway and proxy reside on the same machine.
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>I issued the following iptables command:
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>iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i eth0 -p tcp --dport 80 -j REDIRECT
>--to-ports 8080
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>where interface eth0 is the one that gateways internal clients.
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>I receive a stupid message by squid caused by incorrect URL syntax.
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>It seems that getting an URL such as:
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>http://www.google.it/search?sourceid=navclient
><http://www.google.it/search?sourceid=navclient&hl=it&ie=UTF-8&q=foobar>
>&hl=it&ie=UTF-8&q=foobar
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>reach Squid layer as
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>/search?sourceid=navclient&hl=it&ie=UTF-8&q=foobar
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>Missing of the protocol and host part!
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>How is it possible?
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This is a tipical proxy request
You have to configure squid to accept HTTP requests
with partial URIs.

see http://www.squid-cache.org/Doc/FAQ/FAQ-17.html

Thanks
Emilio C.






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