Q. For security and to save bandwidth I would like to configure Squid proxy server such way that I do not want my users to download all of the following files:
How do I configure squid content filtering?
A. You can use squid ACL (access control list) to block all these files easily.
How do I block music files using squid content filtering ACL?
First open squid.conf file /etc/squid/squid.conf:
# vi /etc/squid/squid.conf
Now add following lines to your squid ACL section:
acl blockfiles urlpath_regex "/etc/squid/blocks.files.acl"
You want display custom error message when a file is blocked:
# Deny all blocked extension
deny_info ERR_BLOCKED_FILES blockfiles
http_access deny blockfiles
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