Re: squid.conf and double dns

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 97 20:16:45 -0700 writes:

>Hello squid-users
>My problem is related to a double DNS configuration interacting with squid
>conf, or what configuration to set up to access an external server with name i
>an internal domain.
>I have at some providers location outside my.domain that I
>want to reach from my.domain through my firewall.
>As my internal squid.conf says:
># TAG: inside_firewall
># This tag specifies a list of domains inside your Internet
># firewall.
># The use of this tag affects the server selection algorithm in
># two ways. Objects which do not match any of the listed domains
># will be considered "beyond the firewall." For these:"
># - There will be no DNS lookups for the URL-host.
># - The object will always be fetched from one of
># the parent or neighbor caches.
># As a special case you may specify the domain as 'none' to force
># all requests to be fetched from neghbors and parents.
>inside_firewall my.domain
># TAG: local_domain
># This tag specifies a list of domains local to your organization.
># For URLs which are in one of the local domains, the object
># is always fetched directly from the source and never from a
># neighbor or parent.

I realize its not mentioned in squid.conf, but you should be able
to write:

    inside_firewall ! my.domain

Duane W.
Received on Thu Apr 24 1997 - 20:40:09 MDT

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