Re: Configuration question

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 97 12:13:57 -0800 writes:

>I'm running a squid cache using 1.1.8 and I have access to another squid
>cache running 1.1.6 who is my parent.
>I'd like to setup my squid so that it works in the following way:
> 1) all local misses go to parent, I mean everything including
> cgi-bin, etc.

Comment out 'hierarchy_stoplist'

> 2) if parent is dead or not responding then go direct
>Normally I would use the inside_firewall directive to force all traffic to
>my parent but this causes errors if the parent can't be found.
>At the moment I've got the parent cache defined in my cache_host line, I
>don't have inside firewall defined and all requests are going out
>direct. The log file says DIRECT or TIMEOUT_DIRECT.

Sounds like your parent is down....

Duane W.
Received on Mon Mar 10 1997 - 12:19:32 MST

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