Virtual Accelerator (was: Re: Squid and http server on the same machine)

From: Robert Kiessling <>
Date: Fri, 5 Jul 1996 16:24:37 +0200 (MET DST) writes:
> Or, you could run the real http server on another port (eg. 81)
> and run Squid as a http accelerator and proxy. I seem to recall
> there were some reasons why you wouldn't want to do this
> with Harvest, but we're running both (ie. accel+proxy) without
> any problems.

Which has the serious drawback that virtual hosts are not
supported. Or am I wrong?

I'd like to have one Squid running in proxy+accelerator mode on a
machine with several IP addresses. The request should be forwarded
differently depending on the IP address the client is connecting to.

Is there anything planned to support this?


Robert Kiessling                               Easynet DV GmbH
network administrator                          Naegelsbachstr. 25                              D-91052 Erlangen
                                               Tel. +49 9131 89670
Received on Fri Jul 05 1996 - 07:26:57 MDT

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