Re: squid cache retrieval in place of errors

From: Christian Balzer <>
Date: Fri, 11 Oct 1996 09:09:32 +0200 (MET DST)

Bill Wichers wrote:
>Is there a way to configure squid so that it will return a URL from cache
>(if it has it in cache, of course ;-) in place of an error message if it
>can't reach the site directly? This would allow it to return a site to a
>user even if its outgoing connection were to fail, or if the remote site
>was down.
An option like this would be nice (and has be requested just recently
before), though it would be even nice if pages such retrieved could be
prepended with some message (heading) stating that this is a stale
copy and not the real thing...

Mata ne,


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