Unfortunately the performance of DansGuardian/Squid when first .. for rebuilding DansGuardian, see question Usage#11c in the Wiki FAQ. DansGuardian is an award winning Open Source web content filter which currently runs on Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, Mac OS X. DansGuardian is an award winning Open Source web content filter which DansGuardian is excellent at filtering pages from the Internet as it . Content is available under GNU Free Documentation License or later.

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Configure DansGuardian to not use any local blacklist at all just as you would do for whitelist mode. Consider too that Anti-Virus scanning is another function that generates an awful lot of disk docukentation activity.

Simply find all the. Note, this can be bypassed by the user entering in their browser.

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How Download Managers Work. The grey lists override the banned lists.

DansGuardian is an award winning Open Source web content filter. Suppose you’ve already fetched and installed the blacklist files you’re going to use, and they contain only sites and URLs.

Contributing Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at https: And, as always, save and close your file. Otherwise users who wish to reference proxy systems can simply reconfigure end user computers to use different DNS servers, then proceed to access systems that you thought were forbidden. They dansguaardian allow or deny a page depending on the settings.


Substandard network wiring or equipment can cause the end user computers connected through it to behave badly.

This will make it so the only requests logged are the ones that are blocked. This is the ideal solutionbut it may not be reasonably feasible. This is slightly different to weighted phrases which scores the contents and won’t have an affect until enough the set limit is reached.

The white space can make parsing the fields of the log file later more difficult. You should ddocumentation to see what works best for you. Conversely, a page with no words, just pornographic images may get past your filter. Fire up a laptop on your wireless network and start your favorite web browser. Scroll up and you’ll see the folder dansguardian. Having the OSthe swap space, the webcache, and the logs all on the same disk causes lots of head seek contention which may be noticeable as jerky or even absurdly slow response.

Blacklists documentattion specifically block malware such as viruses, trojans, phishing attempts etc.

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Note this convenience is wildly insecure. A common question, particularly with NTLM authentication or in AD environments, is if it’s possible to use the groupname rather than the username to assign each request to the appropriate dansguardan group.

The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License. Make the script that downloads each set of fresh blacklists also insert tags into all the files so they’ll always be there. A large selection of lists are available but you have to docimentation them for each filter group, select modify next to each filtergroup, select phraselists from the table, and check the lists you wish to use.

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The maxagechildren parameter seldom has any significant impact on performance. But these cases are quite rare. Here we assume DansGuardian is using ‘squid’ for its back-end proxy.

If there are not any pictures on a page, DansGuardian will still block it if the dirty phrase threshold is high enough. Being listed does not infer that the site is bad – these are just lists of sites.

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Hardware capabilities change so fast that carefully vetted guidelines would become obsolete in a dansguardia and downright misleading in two years. Keep in mind that the more filter groups you have running, the more memory and processing resources DansGuardian will require.

In particular, you may want to comment or uncomment options in these files: Added docimentation list managing so that if different filter groups use the same file they will share one copy of it. This is the same thing, but privoxy as a parent proxy does not like localhost, it will refuse connections: