SQUID button to turn OFF/ON
padawan last edited by
Hello world :-)
I have a pfSense installation working at home for a few years now, and it's just amazing, so let me thank all the people that worked hard to provide that automagical secure firewall.
Well, I have some questions about the system :
1- I changed the root password from console using passwd. I have not been modified upon reboot. I understood that it (the old password) was saved on (and at reboot, then restored from) config.xml file. Is there a way to bypass this file for some specific features? (please dont hit me ;-) ). Is there a way to change the root password from GUI ?
2 - I installed SQUID package to provide a transparent proxy for all my home network. I have an external OpenBSD server with a DNS server (DJB DNS) and unortunatelly, it went down a few days ago. So I changed the DNS server to be used in the System/General config. But, SQUID keeps doing its DNS requests to the old server. Why ? (Yes, I restarted the squid service from GUI).
3 - Is it possible to have a ON/OFF button in SQUID GUI (like in SquidGuard ?)
4 - About IPSec VPN, is it possible to do NAT before IPSec ? ( to avoid NAT-T issues )
Thanks all and keep up the good work :-)
1. System > User Manager - change admin password. In the shell, admin == root.
2. Squid uses the DNS servers from System > General only, especially if it were started/stopped. Double check /etc/resolv.conf
3. Just uncheck transparent, it will effectively be off for users (no longer grabbing their traffic)