Friday, April 30, 2010

How to setup Windows Update through Squid

Create below access list in /etc/squid/squid.conf 

# Microsoft Windows Update
acl WindowsUpdate dstdomain -i "/etc/squid/windowsupdate.txt"
no_cache deny WindowsUpdate

Next step is create file /etc/squid/windowsupdate.txt  and add below records

Before line "http_access deny all" in squid.conf add below records

http_access allow WindowsUpdate

If you have complete all previews steps now reload or restart squid service.


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