You need to set it up as a parent cache. Adapt the instructions here for your use. It is for squid transparent proxy with a Privoxy parent but your setup is similar. Install DansGuardian to configure web contents filtering. vi /etc/dansguardian/ systemctl restart squid dansguardian. Hello all, I have a squid proxy running. The main aim was to share the internet connection and to restrict the access to limited sites and content.

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This tutorial explains how you can add content filtering to an existing Ubuntu 9.

We will use Dansguardian content filtering to set up a transparent proxy. Add content filtering to an existing Ubuntu system.

Prevent users from bypassing the filtering system. Click Refresh and verify it’s still working. If dansguardixn are using a firewall front end such as shorewall, etc. On a clean install of Ubuntu, this will work as written.

This tells the firewall that outgoing web requests that are made by anyone other than the proxy should be redirected daansguardian the proxy. The site should show as blocked. If so, the firewall is correctly configured as a transparent proxy.

Actually the configuration is correct. The port is used by Dansguardian whom forwards traffic to squid on All clients are connected to by iptables rules.

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Confirmed, that port is for the ‘backend’ of dansguardian to talk to squid, then the users hit through dansguardian – this works, as is perfectly on Ubuntu 9. I’ve been doing this setup for customers for dansguareian while Here is one issue I do have, however:.


If you go to google videos you can view pron there as long as it’s portaled through them. How can I stop it: The latest version seems to require the defaults parameter. When I get a chance I am going to write a script that em all of this automatically but I have to get the search and replaces wquid.

I will post it here when I get it done. Sqkid for this great resource, it has saved me tons of time. I finished the shell script I mentioned in my last comment. I can’t see how to add a link so suid is the url: If your proxy machine is remote from the desktop using it you can simply block access to port from anything other than the localhost so thats quite simple. In that scenario I can confirm, if you only set up the danstuardian rule above and set proxy in browser to This adds a packet filter dasnguardian says, if any packet is sent to destination port and it is NOT owned by dansguardian then reject it.

In short, a normal user trying to connect to squid directly on localhost gets rejected where as the dansguardian user is permitted. I’ve gone through the article step by step, and everything seems to work except for the last step: I tried it, but I found that it works fine if you browse from the local machine where squid and dansguard installed, from the other machine, it does not work.


This is not a “transparent proxy”! In a transparent proxy you do not need to adjust the browsers on the workstations, just put dansguardian and squid on the gw server to you network and then point internal servers to that IP as their default route and ALL port 80 traffic is routed to that server and cannot avoid dansguardian.

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The users don’t have access to the gateway box and must access from a workstation. That’s what the mean when they say “Transparent”. This feature is only available to subscribers.

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Dansguardian Internet Content Filtering

Gain visibility into your applications and infrastructure. Catch performance issues before your customers do. Works perfect on Ubuntu Server Here is one issue I do have, however: Any tricks to stop users changing their proxy settings to local port ? Bit of a late reply but The solution is to add the following iptables rule: Great article by the way, I hope to get my proxy server working soon!

Thanks for the tutorial. After IP table change, even google stopped working. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? No, create an account now. Yes, my password is: