Re: local_ip vs local_domain

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 97 13:56:49 -0700 writes:

>I know that local_domain is more efficient than local_ip. Unfortunately,
>as an ISP, we have so many domains that it is impractical to list them all
>in the squid.conf. We have far less nets, so I am wondering if the
>added expense of doing lots of DNS lookups would be worth not going
>through our parent cache. Any hints on this?

Yes, it would probably be better to do the DNS lookups. Presumably,
if they are your domains, the lookup should occur very quickly.

Duane W.
Received on Tue Apr 15 1997 - 14:08:33 MDT

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