Cisco Meraki HTTP Proxy Process Question

aboyd
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Cisco Meraki HTTP Proxy Process Question

Greetings All,

 

Does anybody have any references or documentation on the process to build a proxy server to be used for the HTTP Proxy functionality within the Meraki MS switches?  I'm getting the runaround internally from a number of people saying that we need to setup a Web Proxy in Server 2016, which requires AD FS, which we won't be utilizing. 

 

To give some context, here's our situation. 

 

A lot of our Meraki switches sit in a controlled environment.  Rather than opening up the firewall for the switches to communicate with the Meraki Cloud, we want to utilize a Proxy in our internal DMZ for the switches to communicate with the Meraki Cloud.  

 

I'm having a difficult time figuring out how to achieve this task and would appreciate any guidance or suggestions. 


Thank you

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PhilipDAth
Kind of a big deal

Re: Cisco Meraki HTTP Proxy Process Question

Don't use Windows.  Too hard.

 

Use a free proxy like squid on Ubuntu.

http://www.squid-cache.org/ 

It is built into the Ubuntu repositories.

 

I also found these walk though instructions.  Don't be surprised if you finish 10 minutes after you start once Ubuntu is installed.  It's pretty simple.  It is also very reliable.

https://tecadmin.net/setup-squid-proxy-server-on-ubuntu/ 

 

 

If you are a sadist and really want to use Windows for this - I think you can get squid for Windows.

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