ext_file_userip_acl (8) - Linux Manuals

ext_file_userip_acl: Restrict users to certain IP addresses, using a text file backend.


ext_file_userip_acl - Restrict users to certain IP addresses, using a text file backend.

Version 1.0


ext_file_userip_acl [-dh] [-f file name ]


ext_file_userip_acl is an installed binary. An external helper for the Squid external acl scheme.

It works by reading a pair composed by an IP address and an username on STDIN and matching it against a configuration file.


Write debug info to stderr.
-f file
Configuration file to load.
Display the binary help and command line syntax info using stderr.


The squid.conf configuration for the external ACL should be:

external_acl_type type-name %SRC %LOGIN /path/to/ext_file_userip_acl -f /path/to/config.file

If the helper program finds a matching username/ip in the configuration file, it returns OK , otherwise it returns ERR .

The configuration file format is as follows:

ip_addr[/netmask]     username|@group|ALL|NONE

ip_addr is a dotted quad format IP address, the netmask must be in dotted quad format too.

When the second parameter is prefixed with an @ , the program will lookup the /etc/group file entry for the specified username.

There are other two directives, ALL and NONE , which mean


This program was written by Rodrigo Campos <rodrigo [at] geekbunker.org>

This manual was written by Rodrigo Campos <rodrigo [at] geekbunker.org> Amos Jeffries <amosjeffries [at] squid-cache.org>


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