[SOLVED] How to enable ftp access through squid

Q: How to enable ftp access through squid proxy server?

 Squid work as a http proxy with default configurations and will not process ftp requests from clients. You can configure squid as ftp proxy by editing the "squid.conf" configuration file in "/etc/squid/" directory.
Follow the steps below..

[root@server ~#]vi /etc/squid/squid.conf
acl SSL_ports port 443 21                 #(Edit add the ftp port 21 to SSL port acl)
acl ftp proto FTP                              #(Create a new acl for ftp protocol)
http_access allow ftp                       #(Allow browsing above created ftp acl) 
#save the squid.conf file

Reload squid service with changes
[root@server ~#]service squid reload

*/Use Internet explorer for ftp upload and download/*
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