SQUID GUARD SERVICE STOP AFTER UPGRADING TO 2.2.4



  • Hello to all,

    As per subjected line  I am facing problem with pfsense up gradation, first I got a message  packages re-installing in background… I waited for 72 hours but nothing happened after that I Go to Diagnostics: Backup/restore and click Clear Package Lock button. after that I click on reinstalled package. after that I check the status of service. squid guard service stat showing stop while I have reinstalled squid and squid guard package again but no luck.
    Kindly help.....


  • Banned

    Your Caps Lock key stopped working as well, apparently…



  • Dear doktornotor

    Can you provide the solution of this issue ?



  • I have restore previous taken backup but still showing message
    Packages are currently being reinstalled in the background.
    Do not make changes in the GUI until this is complete. and here is the system logs

    Aug 12 14:53:10 check_reload_status: Reloading filter
    Aug 12 14:53:11 php-fpm[30728]: /rc.filter_configure_sync: The command '/sbin/pfctl -nf /tmp/rules.test.packages' returned exit code '1', the output was '/tmp/rules.test.packages:44: syntax error'
    Aug 12 14:53:11 php-fpm[30728]: /rc.filter_configure_sync: There was an error while parsing the package filter rules for /usr/local/pkg/squid.inc.
    Aug 12 14:53:12 php-fpm[54014]: /rc.filter_configure_sync: The command '/sbin/pfctl -nf /tmp/rules.test.packages' returned exit code '1', the output was '/tmp/rules.test.packages:45: syntax error /tmp/rules.test.packages:46: syntax error'
    Aug 12 14:53:12 php-fpm[54014]: /rc.filter_configure_sync: There was an error while parsing the package filter rules for /usr/local/pkg/squid.inc.
    Aug 12 14:53:12 php-fpm[54014]: /rc.filter_configure_sync: The command '/sbin/pfctl -nf /tmp/rules.test.packages' returned exit code '1', the output was '/tmp/rules.test.packages:44: syntax error'
    Aug 12 14:53:12 php-fpm[54014]: /rc.filter_configure_sync: There was an error while parsing the package filter rules for /usr/local/pkg/squid.inc.
    Aug 12 14:53:13 squid[43340]: Squid Parent: (squid-1) process 61013 started
    Aug 12 14:53:14 (squid-1): The redirector helpers are crashing too rapidly, need help!
    Aug 12 14:53:14 squid[43340]: Squid Parent: (squid-1) process 61013 exited with status 1
    Aug 12 14:53:17 squid[43340]: Squid Parent: (squid-1) process 71090 started
    Aug 12 14:53:17 (squid-1): The redirector helpers are crashing too rapidly, need help!
    Aug 12 14:53:17 squid[43340]: Squid Parent: (squid-1) process 71090 exited with status 1
    Aug 12 14:53:20 squid[43340]: Squid Parent: (squid-1) process 73727 started
    Aug 12 14:53:21 (squid-1): The redirector helpers are crashing too rapidly, need help!
    Aug 12 14:53:21 squid[43340]: Squid Parent: (squid-1) process 73727 exited with status 1
    Aug 12 14:53:21 squid[43340]: Squid Parent: (squid-1) process 73727 will not be restarted due to repeated, frequent failures
    Aug 12 14:53:21 squid[43340]: Exiting due to repeated, frequent failures
    Aug 12 14:54:06 Squid_Alarm[37133]: Squid has exited. Reconfiguring filter.
    Aug 12 14:54:06 Squid_Alarm[37577]: Attempting restart…
    Aug 12 14:54:06 squid[41310]: Squid Parent: will start 1 kids
    Aug 12 14:54:06 squid[41310]: Squid Parent: (squid-1) process 41750 started
    Aug 12 14:54:06 (squid-1): The redirector helpers are crashing too rapidly, need help!
    Aug 12 14:54:06 squid[41310]: Squid Parent: (squid-1) process 41750 exited with status 1
    Aug 12 14:54:09 Squid_Alarm[43954]: Reconfiguring filter…
    Aug 12 14:54:09 check_reload_status: Reloading filter
    Aug 12 14:54:09 Squid_Alarm[45957]: Squid has resumed. Reconfiguring filter.
    Aug 12 14:54:09 squid[41310]: Squid Parent: (squid-1) process 46569 started
    Aug 12 14:54:10 php-fpm[46418]: /rc.filter_configure_sync: The command '/sbin/pfctl -nf /tmp/rules.test.packages' returned exit code '1', the output was '/tmp/rules.test.packages:45: syntax error /tmp/rules.test.packages:46: syntax error'
    Aug 12 14:54:10 php-fpm[46418]: /rc.filter_configure_sync: There was an error while parsing the package filter rules for /usr/local/pkg/squid.inc.
    Aug 12 14:54:10 (squid-1): The redirector helpers are crashing too rapidly, need help!
    Aug 12 14:54:11 squid[41310]: Squid Parent: (squid-1) process 46569 exited with status 1
    Aug 12 14:54:11 check_reload_status: Reloading filter
    Aug 12 14:54:11 php-fpm[46418]: /rc.filter_configure_sync: The command '/sbin/pfctl -nf /tmp/rules.test.packages' returned exit code '1', the output was '/tmp/rules.test.packages:44: syntax error'
    Aug 12 14:54:11 php-fpm[46418]: /rc.filter_configure_sync: There was an error while parsing the package filter rules for /usr/local/pkg/squid.inc.
    Aug 12 14:54:13 php-fpm[51651]: /rc.filter_configure_sync: The command '/sbin/pfctl -nf /tmp/rules.test.packages' returned exit code '1', the output was '/tmp/rules.test.packages:45: syntax error /tmp/rules.test.packages:46: syntax error'
    Aug 12 14:54:13 php-fpm[51651]: /rc.filter_configure_sync: There was an error while parsing the package filter rules for /usr/local/pkg/squid.inc.
    Aug 12 14:54:13 php-fpm[51651]: /rc.filter_configure_sync: The command '/sbin/pfctl -nf /tmp/rules.test.packages' returned exit code '1', the output was '/tmp/rules.test.packages:44: syntax error'
    Aug 12 14:54:13 php-fpm[51651]: /rc.filter_configure_sync: There was an error while parsing the package filter rules for /usr/local/pkg/squid.inc.
    Aug 12 14:54:14 squid[41310]: Squid Parent: (squid-1) process 65555 started
    Aug 12 14:54:14 (squid-1): The redirector helpers are crashing too rapidly, need help!
    Aug 12 14:54:14 squid[41310]: Squid Parent: (squid-1) process 65555 exited with status 1
    Aug 12 14:54:17 squid[41310]: Squid Parent: (squid-1) process 68001 started
    Aug 12 14:54:18 (squid-1): The redirector helpers are crashing too rapidly, need help!
    Aug 12 14:54:18 squid[41310]: Squid Parent: (squid-1) process 68001 exited with status 1
    Aug 12 14:54:21 squid[41310]: Squid Parent: (squid-1) process 77570 started
    Aug 12 14:54:22 (squid-1): The redirector helpers are crashing too rapidly, need help!
    Aug 12 14:54:22 squid[41310]: Squid Parent: (squid-1) process 77570 exited with status 1
    Aug 12 14:54:22 squid[41310]: Squid Parent: (squid-1) process 77570 will not be restarted due to repeated, frequent failures
    Aug 12 14:54:22 squid[41310]: Exiting due to repeated, frequent failures



  • try redownloading the block list, also try deleting the squid cache.