16.5. Configuring the Squid Service to Listen on a Specific Port or IP Address
By default, the Squid proxy service listens on the
3128port on all network interfaces. This section describes how to change the port and configuring Squid to listen on a specific IP address.
- Squid is installed.
- Edit the
- To set the port on which the Squid service listens, set the port number in the
http_portparameter. For example, to set the port to
- To configure on which IP address the Squid service listens, set the IP address and port number in the
http_portparameter. For example, to configure that Squid listens only on the
192.0.2.1IP address on port
http_portparameters to the configuration file to configure that Squid listens on multiple ports and IP addresses:
http_port 192.0.2.1:3128 http_port 192.0.2.1:8080
- If you configured that Squid uses a different port as the default (
- Open the port in the firewall:
# firewall-cmd --permanent --add-port=port_number/tcp # firewall-cmd --reload
- If you run SELinux in
enforcingmode, assign the port to the
squid_port_tport type definition:
# semanage port -a -t squid_port_t -p tcp port_numberIf the
semanageutility is not available on your system, install the policycoreutils-python-utils package.
- Restart the
# systemctl restart squid