FW: ftpget and multiple copies of the same file.

From: WOO Peter -OH SHRD SRVC <peter.woo@dont-contact.us>
Date: Fri, 31 Jan 1997 13:45:20 -0500


Please show me how the acl looks like if I just want to limit the ftpget
xfer rate during lunch hour (i.e. 11:30 to 13:30).

Thanks in advance.

Peter Woo
ITS - Ontario Hydro

>From: Duane Wessels[SMTP:wessels@nlanr.net]
>Sent: Friday, January 31, 1997 12:19 PM
>To: Goncalo Valverde
>Cc: squid-users@nlanr.net
>Subject: Re: ftpget and multiple copies of the same file.
>grumbler@esoterica.pt writes:
>> Greetings!
>> I was checking the performance of our proxy, and one of the things that
>>slows it down almoust to an halt is when one user forces ftpget to get 3
>>or 4 times the same file (usualy some mammoth like Netscape Gold with all
>>the plugins).. This surely happens because people think that the downloads
>>should be instantaneous and click 3 or 4 times in the same link.
>> Is there any way to make ftpget serve only one time the request to the
>>same user? (this is getting anoying specialy because it tends to make
>>squid respond very slowly to any new request)
>No, you can't really do that yet. What you can do currently is
>limit the throughput of each FTP request. e.g....
> ftpget_options ... -b 5000
>Will limit the ftpget transfer to 5kb/second.
>Duane W.
Received on Fri Jan 31 1997 - 11:00:50 MST

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