[plug] weird problem with a squid transparent proxy

BillK billk at iinet.net.au
Wed Aug 29 22:17:45 WST 2012

Yeah, especially when someone else says "works for me"



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Brad Campbell <brad at fnarfbargle.com> wrote:

On 29/08/12 21:34, William Kenworthy wrote:
> I have a weird problem with a squid transparent proxy that has been
> working fine up until about a week ago (thereabouts).
> If I browse to www.shipito.com going through squid, I get a blank page
> which is actually a "503, server unavailable" error from their nginx web
> server. This was fine previously.
> If I bypass the proxy, everything is fine. This is with firefox
> (multiple linux and windows), IE on Win, and safari on an ipad -
> definitely squid.
> Is it my end, some change their end that I need to reconfigure for, or
> they are explicitly detecting/denying proxied requests - wouldnt have
> thought so. Ive rebuilt squid, deleted/recreated the cache without a
> change. It is ONLY this site where I have the problem.
> Perhaps if someone else using a squid tproxy could give me a sanity
> check and say it is/isnot working for them I would be grateful.

Yeah, it works ok here. I'm using a squid t-proxy setup too.

Faults like that just give you the whoops don't they!

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