Enrico Rossi

Squidguard open and close sites

How to open a blocked site from the blacklists

  • Login into the Squidguard server.
  • su - proxy (better avoiding root account)
  • cd /var/lib/squidguard/site_perm/
  • edit domains file and add the domain to be opened.
  • edit domains.diff file and add the domain to be opened with a + at the beginnig (ex: +my_domain_to_open.com).
  • run squidGuard -u
  • rm domains.diff
  • exit from su
  • invoke-rc.d squid reload

and how to close it

As above, only use the /var/lib/squidguard/site_blocked/ as working directory.