Re: auto config file

From: Pete Philips <>
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 1996 14:06:09 +0100 (BST)

> I just discovered squid today, and I already have
> a question.
> Does squid support Netscape's auto configuration file?

Well it's the web server which serves the autoconfig.pac javascript file
associated with Netscape auto configuration, not Squid.

> I am using the Apache server as a proxy server at the moment
> but I am getting an error when I try the ftp protocol.
> I wonder could I use Squid as a replacement?

Remember, squid is only a cacheing proxy, not a web server. You would
still need Apache (or whatever) to serve the autoconfig file but yes you
could replace the cacheing side of Apache with Squid.

| Pete Philips, Network Security @ Netcom UK \|/ |
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Received on Thu Sep 19 1996 - 06:06:14 MDT

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