How to setup a Private Anonymous Proxy server Squid on Ubuntu/Debian

Setup a Private Anonymous Proxy server Squid

Update System

# apt-get update
# apt-get upgrade

Installng Squid3 pakage

# apt-get install squid3 squid3-common

Edit Squid configuration file:

# vi /etc/squid3/squid.conf

To allow the access to Squid proxy only from your IP, find and uncomment next line and put your IP or your IP range:

acl localnet src Your_IP

 

Add also the lines:

http_access allow localnet
http_access allow localhost

 

You can change standard proxy port 3128

http_port 3128

 

For HTTP anonymous browsing add next instructions to end of /etc/squid3/squid.conf file:

forwarded_for off

request_header_access Allow allow all
request_header_access Authorization allow all
request_header_access WWW-Authenticate allow all
request_header_access Proxy-Authorization allow all
request_header_access Proxy-Authenticate allow all
request_header_access Cache-Control allow all
request_header_access Content-Encoding allow all
request_header_access Content-Length allow all
request_header_access Content-Type allow all
request_header_access Date allow all
request_header_access Expires allow all
request_header_access Host allow all
request_header_access If-Modified-Since allow all
request_header_access Last-Modified allow all
request_header_access Location allow all
request_header_access Pragma allow all
request_header_access Accept allow all
request_header_access Accept-Charset allow all
request_header_access Accept-Encoding allow all
request_header_access Accept-Language allow all
request_header_access Content-Language allow all
request_header_access Mime-Version allow all
request_header_access Retry-After allow all
request_header_access Title allow all
request_header_access Connection allow all
request_header_access Proxy-Connection allow all
request_header_access User-Agent allow all
request_header_access Cookie allow all
request_header_access All deny all

 

And finally restart squid:

# service squid3 restart

 

Do not forget configure your browser proxy settings for using your new proxy server.
Use the IP and 3128 port of your proxy.

Note: HTTPS sites will NOT work in this Anonymous setup

arstech

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