Re: configuring fallback parent

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Thu, 06 Feb 97 09:06:18 -0800

joern@TechFak.Uni-Bielefeld.DE writes:

>The question is: What happens, when the central proxy is not available?
>We are searching for a clever method, to configure one of the siblings
>as a fallback parent, that is only used as parent, when the central one

I'm sure you have a good reason, but I'm really curious. Why
do you need a fallback parent? The sibling caches can just get
stuff on their own if the parent goes away.

>I came up with this: Every sibling (except S1) has this configuration:
>cache_host P1 parent xxxx yyyy
>cache_host S1 sibling xxxx yyyy
>cache_host S1 parent xxxx yyyy no-query

Yes, I'm sure you get odd results if you add two peers with the
same name. :-)

Duane W.
Received on Thu Feb 06 1997 - 09:39:45 MST

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