OK Matus, now I understand....but let me ask one more question:
In explicit mode, is it possible that a given person with Squid
advanced knowledge can see the plain text of the traffic? Because if
this person is the admin of the proxy server, I think it may be a way
to read the plain content of the connection user-remote server.
Thanks a lot again !!!
2018-02-02 12:06 GMT-03:00 Matus UHLAR - fantomas <uh...@fantomas.sk>:
> On 02.02.18 11:42, Roberto Carna wrote:
>> Dear, I can't understand an important concept:
>> I know that in transparent proxy mode, I have to intercept HTTPS
>> traffic in order to proxy and filter it.
>> But I read in the pfSense's Squid help that in explicit mode there is
>> no need to intercept the HTTPS traffic in order to proxy and filter
>> it....why is this possible? I think the explicit Squid proxy has to
>> intercept traffic in order to porxy and eventually filter it....
>> Please can you explain me this concept?
> explicit mode is where the client explicitly connect to the proxy and asks
> it to CONNECT to the server. There's no need to intercept the connection
> because the connection is done to the proxy.
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