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I run Squid on my home server to assist in getting around firewalls. Normally it works fine, but at my high school it doesn't.

The strange part is that I can view the server's error page when I open it up in a browser and try to load it as a web page. The proxy server runs on port 80, and if you navigate to the server on port 80 in a browser it spits out an error / unathenticated message. The proxy works fine outside of my school network, and I can access internal network resources running on the ports the proxy allows.

This is where I'm stumped, as I don't understand how I could access my server on port 80, but not be able to connect to its proxy on port 80, exact same port and protocol. My deduction was that there must be another port being used by Squid (that the school is blocking) that I haven't found.

Does anyone else have experience with this? Is it possible to block connections to a proxy server on port 80, but not block the same server's HTTP service on port 80?
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Short answer is yes they are blocking it and No we will not help you circumvent security policies.
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Why do you need to be accessing porn in school...
If you want to get round security policies just use the web browser on your phone.
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