Re: Using Squid to mediate between user and HTTP proxy

From: Mike Pelletier <>
Date: Fri, 16 May 1997 11:34:31 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 16 May 1997, Evan Champion wrote:

> I have a configuration where all HTTP access must be done through a
> corporate HTTP proxy. Howeverthat proxy doesn't seem to cachedocuments
> and is extremely overloaded, so I was trying to figure out a way to set up
> a squid server to improve performance.
> There are two problems here.
> 1. squid must send connections through the proxy (no direct connect).
> 2. there is no Internet DNS server available (only corporate DNS).
> Is there any way to get something like this running?

Sure, just have Squid act as the corporate HTTP proxy. That's what we're
doing here, and it's working like a charm. It's quite a major performance
improvement and bandwidth conserver.

        -Mike Pelletier
Received on Fri May 16 1997 - 08:37:28 MDT

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