[icap] Release Candidate of Web Safety 7.0 web filter for Squid proxy

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[icap] Release Candidate of Web Safety 7.0 web filter for Squid proxy

Rafael Akchurin

Hello everyone,


The release candidate build of Web Safety ICAP web filter for Squid proxy (version built on December 14, 2018) is now available for download. 

This version contains the following breaking changes, fixes and improvements:


  • Base platform moved to Ubuntu 18 LTS
  • Required Python version is now 3 instead of 2.
  • Required Django version is now 2.1.2 instead of 1.11.
  • Squid proxy is now version 4.4.
  • FreeBSD 11, pfSense 2.4 and Raspbian 9 builds are available (status is still experimental)


Pre-configured virtual appliances for VMware ESXi/vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V are available from https://www.diladele.com/download_next_version.html.

GitHub repo with automation scripts we used to build this virtual appliance from stock Ubuntu 18 LTS image is at https://github.com/diladele/websafety-virtual-appliance/tree/release-7.0.0/scripts.ubuntu18


Direct links to virtual appliances:


  • http://packages.diladele.com/websafety/
  • http://packages.diladele.com/websafety/


Virtual appliance for Microsoft Azure is available from Azure Marketplace at https://azuremarketplace.microsoft.com/en-us/marketplace/apps/diladele.websafety?tab=Overview

Corresponding deployment guide is at https://docs.diladele.com/tutorials/proxy_in_microsoft_azure/index.html.


Virtual appliance for Amazon AWS is published at https://aws.amazon.com/marketplace/pp/B07KJHLHKC?qid=1542298277826&sr=0-1&ref_=srh_res_product_title with corresponding deployment guide at https://docs.diladele.com/tutorials/web_filter_amazon_aws/index.html


Your questions/issues/bugs are welcome at [hidden email]


The final release is planned at the end of January 2019.

Thanks to all of you for making this possible!


Best regards,

Rafael Akchurin

Diladele B.V.


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