Re: PUT under squid-1.1.0

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 96 15:27:21 -0800 writes:

>On 11 Dec, wrote:
>> Hi there!
>> I've been away from this list for a while, and in my new job they're
>> wanting to be able to "upload" files via the squid server.
>> Unfortunately, it looks like it isn't supported (I see "501" errors
>> whenever a "PUT" is
>> attempted).
>I had a couple of replies to this - but I still can't figure this out.
>We're behind a firewall, so could someone tell me how to configure
>squid-1.1.0 to support PUT to machines that are both in front of _and_
>behind a firewall? I can't get either to work... :-(

Squid will not handle FTP PUT, contrary to what I wrote in the release
notes. It needs an ftpput program.

>Also, is there any reason why SSL (CONNECT) fails for me if I don't use
>"ssl_proxy"? Again, if I set it, I can get SSL queries to work to
>Internet hosts - but the proxy I forward it to doesn't look back into
>our own network - so our own SSL servers aren't accessible.

This could stand to be fixed. The SSL routines need to look at
the firewall config options.

>I guess the bottom line is that I can't understand why CONNECT and PUT
>statements are treated differently than GET/extra when it comes to

Because they contain bodies (data) in the request which make them difficult
to process the same as a GET.

Duane W.
Received on Fri Dec 13 1996 - 15:32:14 MST

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