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Downloads of v 4.14:


Last Update:

20 Nov 2021

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Duane Wessels
  • Henrik Nordström
  • Amos Jeffries
  • Alex Rousskov
  • Francesco Chemolli
  • Robert Collins
  • Guido Serassio and volunteers


proxy squid cache server http https ftp admin

Squid (Install)

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4.14 | Updated: 20 Nov 2021



Downloads of v 4.14:



Software Author(s):

  • Duane Wessels
  • Henrik Nordström
  • Amos Jeffries
  • Alex Rousskov
  • Francesco Chemolli
  • Robert Collins
  • Guido Serassio and volunteers

Squid (Install) 4.14

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Squid (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Squid (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Squid (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade squid -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade squid -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install squid
    name: squid
    version: '4.14'
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'squid' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '4.14'

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller squid
    Name     = "squid"
    Version  = "4.14"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'squid':
  ensure   => '4.14',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator Windos on 07 Dec 2021.


Squid is a caching proxy for the Web supporting HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, and more. It reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. Squid has extensive access controls and makes a great server accelerator. It runs on most available operating systems, including Windows and is licensed under the GNU GPL.

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName            = "$env:chocolateyPackageName"
  FileType               = 'msi'
  SilentArgs             = '/qn /norestart'
  url                    = 'http://packages.diladele.com/squid/4.14/squid.msi'
  checksum               = '6323a8db1327f5d7d5b0d1160a18d3216e4cc4e169db14cce7207163b735acb3'
  checksumType           = 'sha256'
Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Squid (Install) 3.5.27 69832 Sunday, October 1, 2017 Approved
Squid 2.7-STABLE8-SSL 6020 Monday, October 9, 2017 Exempted
Squid 2.7-STABLE8-DELAYP 357 Monday, October 9, 2017 Exempted
Squid 2.7-STABLE8 372 Monday, October 9, 2017 Exempted
Squid 2.7-STABLE7-SSL 333 Monday, October 9, 2017 Exempted
Squid 2.7-STABLE7-DELAYP 347 Monday, October 9, 2017 Exempted
Squid 2.7-STABLE7 329 Monday, October 9, 2017 Exempted
Squid 2.6-STABLE23-SSL 327 Monday, October 9, 2017 Exempted
Squid 2.6-STABLE23-DELAYP 341 Monday, October 9, 2017 Exempted
Squid 2.6-STABLE23 378 Monday, October 9, 2017 Exempted
Squid 2.6-STABLE22-SSL 346 Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Exempted
Squid 2.6-STABLE22-DELAYP 368 Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Exempted
Squid 2.6-STABLE22 416 Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Exempted
Squid 2.5-STABLE14-NT-SSL 347 Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Exempted
Squid 2.5-STABLE14-NT-DELAYP 353 Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Exempted
Squid 2.5-STABLE14-NT 366 Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Exempted
Squid 2.3-STABLE5-NT-EXTDNS 349 Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Exempted
Squid 2.3-STABLE5-NT-DELAYP 269 Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Exempted
Squid 2.3-STABLE5-NT 348 Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Exempted

This package has no dependencies.

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