Guide – How To Start – Squid Easy Caching Proxy Server for Ubuntu 20.04 on Amazon

Squid Easy Сaching Proxy Server is a modular, high-performance reverse proxy and forward proxy server, generally comparable to Nginx and Apache Traffic Server. Generally, it is a caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP and HTTPS. It does also support the protocols FTP, Gopher, SSL, and WAIS.

This is a quick deployment and ready-to-run image.
Simple and rapid installation. Easy to maintain.

Connection to Squid Easy Сaching Proxy Server on Ubuntu 20.04 using Windows Settings

  1. Launch VM through your Amazon account. When starting the VM proxy server starts automatically. Also, you should open port 3128 (TCP).
  2. To use the proxy server through the built-in Windows tools, you must open the settings. 
  1. In Settings select “Network & Internet”.
  1. Go to the “Proxy” section and set the “Use a proxy server” switch to On.
  2. In the “Address” field, enter the address of the VM, and in the “Port field”, specify 3128. Then click the “Save” button.
  1. To check the connection to the proxy server, open the https://www.myip.com/ website in any browser and check if your IP address has changed.
  2. Check out the following links for further documentation and support for Squid Proxy.

https://wiki.squid-cache.org/SquidFaq

http://www.squid-cache.org/Doc/

https://wiki.squid-cache.org/

http://www.squid-cache.org/Support/

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