Vultr / FreeBSD / Squid Notes

You can run multiple instances of Squid on the same instance and bind it to floating IPs. Just use: “squid -f /path/to/squid.conf2” to startup the process alongside “squid -f /path/to/squid.conf2 -k reconfigure” to refresh any config changes. If you’re using a custom IP:PORT config in squid.conf*, and use a Firewall on your @Vultr instances, just […]

VirtualBox, FreeBSD, Squid & Reverse SSH Tunnels

Update: 4/23/20 – if Squid 4.11 chokes with http_port and /etc/rc.conf is configured for DHCP, modify it to http_port listening_port and the reverse tunnel should work again. *** Update: 4/10/20 – just quick note that using “localhost” with these reverse tunnels will not work if SSHD, Squid or some other service is configured to […]