Re: Two Squids Possible ?

From: Andreas Jung <>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 1997 10:36:38 +0100 (MET)

On Wed, 26 Feb 1997, Anthony Baxter wrote:

> >>> David Ramahefason wrote
> > I'd like to know if it is possible to have two proxy on two machines...
> > that runs together (on for production and one in backup).
> > In fact I'd like to have a rescue proxy in the case the principal fails...
> There are a couple of ways to do this - one is to use a Cisco Local
> Director, and sit it in front of a couple of boxes, it loadshares,
> switches over if one fails, that sort of thing.
> does this. Another way, if your clients are using Netscape, is to build
> a proxy autoconfig file that does this. I have no idea whether other
> browsers support this. (Wasn't there going to be an Internet Explorer
> for Unix released?)

This might be a solution too. However Netscape only reads the proxy
autoconfig file at start. So the user must explictly reload the proxy
autoconfig file. Because users are mostly stupid that's a bad solution :-)


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