Access Pidgin from Squid Proxy

In my Office some person like using Pidgin as Chatting tools to connect to Yahoo messager.

Because my office using Squid as Proxy server, some modification of squid.conf is adding.
Pidgin

This line below (red bold) you must add on squid.conf.

acl SSL_ports port 443
acl SSL_ports port 5050
acl Safe_ports port 80
acl Safe_ports port 21
acl Safe_ports port 443
acl Safe_ports port 70
acl Safe_ports port 210
acl Safe_ports port 1025-65535
acl Safe_ports port 280
acl Safe_ports port 488
acl Safe_ports port 591
acl Safe_ports port 777
acl CONNECT method CONNECT
acl shoutcast rep_header X-HTTP09-First-Line ^ICY\s[0-9]
acl apache rep_header Server ^Apache

Restart Squid : #service squid restart

Try connect from pidgin.
If any problem don't be ashame to put comment in this post. Thank's .

Comments

  1. Good day Sir/Madam,

    Here my grateful thanks for you unselfish share your knowledge, Now i can use my PIDGIN :)

    regards

    Michael Flores

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  2. thanks for you unselfish sharing with you knowledge in others, More Blessed to come to us,

    regards

    Michael Flores

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  3. thanks, your post help me alot,
    i'm currently using squid for reducing my bandwidth usage

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  4. before I add the line the error is : proxy forbids port 5050 tunneling
    after I add the line, the error is : Unable to connect: HTTP proxy connection error 504

    any suggestion?
    thanks

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  5. May be you'r is fail to start/unavailable ... try start your squid manually ...

    ReplyDelete

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