Squid log reader

Reading Squid’s log files can be hard for us humans. This Perl script will help you decipher them. Note that since Squid version 2.6 you can customize the log format. See http://www.squid-cache.org/Doc/config/logformat/ for details. I personally prefer this log format: logformat squid %{%d.%m.%Y-%H:%M:%S}tl.%tu %6tr %>a %Ss/%03Hs %<st %rm %ru %un %Sh/%<A %mt #!/usr/bin/perl -w #

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How Squid ACLs work

For less experienced Squid administrators the concept of ACLs can be confusing at first. But they offer a great way of controlling who is allowed to access which web pages when. ACLs First you need to define certain criteria like accesses from the marketing department or accesses to google.com or need to authenticate. There are

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