Squid service plays two main roles which mainly act as a caching proxy server between the user and the web. Second role, squid also regularly used as a content accelerator, or reverse proxy, intercepting requests to a server and using a cached version of the page to serve the request.
To remove squid service, execute the following command :
[[email protected] ~]# yum remove squid -y
[[email protected] ~]# yum remove squid -y Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, presto Setting up Remove Process Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ---> Package squid.i686 7:3.1.10-1.el6_2.4 will be erased --> Finished Dependency Resolution Dependencies Resolved ==================================================================================================== Package Arch Version Repository Size ==================================================================================================== Removing: squid i686 7:3.1.10-1.el6_2.4 @CentOS6.3-Repository 5.7 M Transaction Summary ==================================================================================================== Remove 1 Package(s) Installed size: 5.7 M Downloading Packages: Running rpm_check_debug Running Transaction Test Transaction Test Succeeded Running Transaction Erasing : 7:squid-3.1.10-1.el6_2.4.i686 1/1 Verifying : 7:squid-3.1.10-1.el6_2.4.i686 1/1 Removed: squid.i686 7:3.1.10-1.el6_2.4 Complete!