PfSense 2.2+squid3+squidGuard: Remove X-Forwarded-For from headers

  • Hello everyone,

    Am running pfSense on a VK-T40E (w SSD), setup firewall rules. After a few days I installed Squid+SquidGuard for filtering, works good for a week now.

    When I browse the internet I noticed that my local IP address (e.g. is sent in the headers: 

    E.g. surf to:

    I want to remove the X-Forwarded-For from the headers (increased privacy).
    Does anyone how to do this?

    pfSense 2.2.1-RELEASE (amd64) built on Fri Mar 13 08:16:57 CDT 2015 FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE-p6
    squid3 3.4.10_2 pkg 0.2.6
    squidGuard 1.4_7 pkg v.1.9.10


  • Services - Proxy server - Logging Settings - Disable X-Forward

  • Works, thank you! (set to: delete)

  • You probably want to click every box that looks like it might "stealth" a proxy.

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