Re: no proxy for

From: David Richards <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jun 1997 15:56:25 +1000 (EST)


        The other way to do it, is to fill in the No Proxy: in the manual
configuration for proxies.

        But, the best way is the auto-config script.


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On Fri, 13 Jun 1997, David Luyer wrote:

> On Fri, 13 Jun 1997, Mervyn Jack wrote:
> >I too have been wondering about this.
> >
> >I've noticed that even though I have local domain , squid still
> >get's the requested file and caches it. Squid doesn't actually tell the
> >browser to go get the file directly, which is what is really needed to
> >save processor and disk usage.
> >
> >I can see circumstances where you'd want it to work the way it does, like
> >have a remote cache on your own network, so an extra directive is what's
> >needed.
> You can specify to squid that it doesn't cache for certain domains but it
> will still proxy for them - this is a browser issue. It is up to people
> to set their "no proxy" in their browser. Of course, you could deny local
> access by ACLs and have some deny-info telling them how to set "no proxy".
> David.
Received on Thu Jun 12 1997 - 22:59:12 MDT

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