Guide – How To Start – Squid: Protected Proxy Server on Windows Server 2019 on Amazon

Squid is a caching network-optimizing proxy that supports HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and many other protocols. A wide set of optimization options provided by Squid is mostly enabled by default, which makes running a proxy server as easy as it never was before.

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Connection to Squid: Protected Proxy Server on Windows Server 2019 using Windows Settings

  1. To access the proxy server, you must specify a list of IP addresses in the Security Group. To do this, select your Instance, go to the “Security” section and click on the security group.
  1. Click “Edit inbound rules”.
  1. Clock “Add rule” to add the port.
  2. In the field that appears, select the option “Custom TCP Rule”.
  1. Select TCP In the “Protocol” field.
    Specify “Port Range” 3128.

In the Source field, enter the IP address access to which will be provided to connect to the proxy server. For example, you can specify your IP address, you can find it on the site

  1. To use the proxy server through the built-in Windows tools, you must open the settings.

7. 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.

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