Re: Flexible access control?

From: Karl Ferguson <>
Date: Wed, 30 Apr 1997 02:16:30 +0800

At 01:47 PM 29/04/97 -0400, Andrew Brennan wrote:
> I need to be able to add ACL entries on the fly ... but it looks like
> I'll have to send SIGHUP to the squid process after each ACL update??
> SIGHUP looks like it actually shuts the server down ... is there any
> way to simply force a reload of squid.conf (and, in effect, my ACLs)?

HUP reloads the squid.conf - it does need to stop serving requests and
generally waits for 30 seconds to finish up any remaining requests. A
SIGTERM shuts down fully.


Karl Ferguson
Tower Networking Pty Ltd   Tel: +61-8-9456-0000
t/a STAR Online Services   Fax: +61-8-9455-2776
Received on Tue Apr 29 1997 - 11:37:06 MDT

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