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APT Updates to be Cached by the Squid Proxy

Add the following to the bottom of the config /etc/squid/squid.conf

#proxying apt packages
refresh_pattern deb$ 1577846 100% 1577846
refresh_pattern udeb$ 1577846 100% 1577846
refresh_pattern Packages.gz$ 1440 100% 1440
cache_dir ufs /var/spool/squid 15000 2 8
maximum_object_size 512 MB


If there is an /etc/apt/apt.conf file add:

Acquire::http::proxy "http://server:port/";
Acquire::ftp::proxy "ftp://server:port/";
Acquire::https::proxy "https://server:port/";


I also have an apt.conf.d directory which has a
30autoproxy file

Which I've put Acquire::http::Proxy "http://server:port/";
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