Re: [squid-users] How To Blocking Streaming Media with Squid
On 8 Jan 2004, Dave Augustus wrote:
> It appears that they are 2 methods to block streaming media using Squid.
> req_mime_type and url_regex used in ACL statements[/color]
req_mime_type is not that useful for the purpose. resp_mime_type is a
better match (but must be used in http_reply_access, not http_access).
> Am I correct in assuming that the req_mime_type would work *better* than
> the url_regex because the mime_type is what tells the client machine
> how to act on the content?[/color]
You most likely need to use both URL matching and response mime type
matching. Some analysing of your access.log should give some hints of what
to look for.