Useful Squid Proxy Command Reference

Recently I’ve been working with Squid as a proxying solution to protect AWS VPCs, I wrote a short quick reference to get started with that provides simple site whitelist functionality. The instance hosting Squid can be put into a public subnet with an internet gateway such that instances in other subnets with access to the public subnet can reference it1 for controlled internet egress to allowed sites. This is great for AMI baking, querying external APIs (such as Amazon services that don’t have a VPC endpoint) and generally any stateful outbound access. [Read More]