Bug 46436 - transparent proxying does not work properly
transparent proxying does not work properly
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: squid (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2001-06-28 12:05 EDT by Red Hat Bugzilla
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:21 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-06-28 12:05:31 EDT
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Description Red Hat Bugzilla 2001-06-28 12:05:27 EDT
Description of Problem:
Because of changes in the networking code of the linux 2.4 kernel over the
2.2 kernel, squid cannot tell the target web site IP address during
transparent proxying unless the browser specifies the "Host" header in the

This issue has been addressed as of squid-2.4STABLE1, but the package has
to be configured with the --enable-linux-netfilter option prior
Please make sure that you use this option when you produce a squid.2-4
update for redhat7.1 which comes with the 2.4 kernel.
Comment 1 Red Hat Bugzilla 2001-07-23 01:25:06 EDT
Current 2.4STABLE packages already have this enabled.

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