Re: parent + direct connections

From: Tom Minchin <>
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 1996 12:16:47 +1100 (EST)

> I have a little problem:
> I have set up Squid 1.1 on one of my machines at home. This machine dials
> up to my ISP and then connects my lan to the internet.
> When I use Netscape on one of my machines and access the ISPs proxy (Squid
> 1.0.22, soon 1.1) everything works fine.
> When I point Netscape to the proxy on MY router, which works with the ISPs
> Squid as parent, I can get everything from it, but NO URLs which squid
> tries to fetch direct from the source like those with "?" and "/cgi-bin/",
> then I get a "no route to host" because my ISP only allows connections
> through his proxy and NOT direct.
Have a look at the inside_firewall and single_parent_bypass options in

cache_host parent proxyport icpport
single_parent_bypass on

Since you're in a real firewall environment, and your ISPs proxy server
is the only way out, single_parent_bypass on will disable ICP.
Received on Thu Dec 12 1996 - 17:31:37 MST

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