Re: Problem with multi-homed Web servers

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 97 14:17:41 -0700 writes:

>I seem to have stumbled across a problem in Squid that was just recently
>corrected in the Apache proxy module.
>I tried connecting to the "" site (which has four IP
>addresses associated with it) after having connected to it moments
>earlier, and immediately recieved a "connection refused" error from
>Squid. I hit "reload" and it came right up.
>I'm not quite sure if I'm reading the code correctly, but it looks like
>what might be happening is that if a site with multiple IP addresses
>refuses a connection on the first IP address tried, none of the others are
>tried. Is this actually what Squid is doing, only trying one IP address
>on a given host? Or did I just run into a strange one-off fluke?

Currently we only try one address. If the connection fails, the
offending address is removed from the pool. If the connection
succeeds, we will use the next address for the next connection to
that host.

Duane W.
Received on Tue Apr 15 1997 - 14:27:54 MDT

This archive was generated by hypermail pre-2.1.9 : Tue Dec 09 2003 - 16:34:59 MST