How To Install and Configure Squid Proxy on Windows using Zip file

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Download – https://squid.diladele.com/#home

Step- 2

Unzip Squid proxy server and paste into C:\ drive as mention below:

c:\squid

Step- 3

Configure the squid server type in command prompt (CMD) as mention below:

Note: Find the CMD from system32 and “Run as administrator” by right button click

cd c:\squid\sbin (Press Enter)

squid -i (Press enter for create squid service)

squid -z (Press enter for create squid log file)

Step- 4

Configure the proxy port, HTTP sites access allow/deny and log data from C:\ Squid\squid\etc\squid.conf as mention below:

Default Port: 3128

Open the squid.conf in notepad and find “http_port 3128” by typing, you can change the port: 8080

Configure HTTP sites access find “http_access deny all” by typing and change as mention below:

http_access allow all

Configure log data find “cache 100 16 256” by typing and change as mention below:

c:/squid/var/cache 5000 16 256 (Save and exit)

Step- 5

Now start the Squid service by type in command prompt (CMD) as mention below:

net start squid

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