Re: WARNING: Forwarding loop detected

From: James R Grinter <>
Date: Sat, 19 Apr 1997 18:49:07 +0100

On Sat 19 Apr, 1997, Peter Marelas <> wrote:
>97/04/17 00:19:11| WARNING: Forwarding loop detected for ''
>Does anyone know what they mean and the impact it has on the end user/cache.

Technically, it means that there seems to be a loop between two caches -
A requests from B, which requests from A.

I've also seen this wrongly reported in the circumstances where two machines
use the same visible_hostname: it's putting the visible_hostname in the
Via: header, rather than the real hostname because it simply calls

(that might, or might not be what you've got).

Received on Sat Apr 19 1997 - 12:15:22 MDT

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