Guide – How To Start – Squid Easy Caching Proxy Server on CentOS 8 on Amazon

Squid Easy Сaching Proxy Server offers a rich access control, authorization, and logging environment to develop web proxy and content serving applications, plus a rich set of traffic optimization options, most of which are enabled by default.

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 CentOS 8 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 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.

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