Generating ssl certificates for squid transparent proxying, named (Http/HTTPS) on a centOS 6.6system

Introduction: squid is set up between browsers and servers, retrieving documents from servers for browsers. It is also created to accelerate caching and serving them to clients. It can filter pop-up ads and malware as well as to enforce access control (which clients may request). Proxying can be an optional component or browsers can be configured to actively make use of the proxy. Transparent proxying is … Continue reading Generating ssl certificates for squid transparent proxying, named (Http/HTTPS) on a centOS 6.6system

How to parse your squid logs using squid analyzer

This article will explain what a proxy server is and will then go ahead to explain how to parse squid access.log files using Squid Analyzer. Squid is a caching proxy that accepts requests for URLs for the client and returns them. Proxies work well in network environments that do not have direct access to the internet. Where clients do not have direct access to the … Continue reading How to parse your squid logs using squid analyzer

Generating Squid report using SARG (Squid Analysis Report Generator)

SARG is a free tool that enables you to analyse squid log files while generating reports in HTML format showing informations of all squid users including IP addresses, frequently accessed sites, total bandwidth usage, elapsed time, downloads, access denied websites, daily reports, weekly reports and monthly reports. The SARG is a handy tool that enables you to viewthe amount of internet bandwidth required by individual … Continue reading Generating Squid report using SARG (Squid Analysis Report Generator)