Re: Squid and dialing on demand ...

From: Edwin Culp <>
Date: Mon, 08 Sep 1997 14:37:17 -0500

Marco Solari wrote:
> Dear squid sirs ;-)
> I'm using Your wonderful 'squid' package with great satisfaction since a
> couple of days (I'm a Linux system admin, but quite a newbe in web stuff
> ...). Well, I'm trying, now, to add some 'dial on demand' facility to the
> system (it's quite a must, we just have a PPP dynamic (ISDN) link to an ISP
> to go out to the Internet ...), but I'm getting quite confused: I tryed the
> free package 'diald' (the only one I found, out there ...), but it seems to
> behave quite like a proxy by itself, and I can't figure out how to let it
> coexist with squid ... If somebody of You could help me someway I'd be
> thankful - forever ;-)
> Best regards from Italy
> Marco Solari

ppp with tun on FreeBSD does dial on demand out of the box and should do
similar to diald.

I don't understand what the connection between diald and squid. Diald
dial everytime there is a request. Are you the only conected to your

I guess I'm just slow today.

Received on Mon Sep 08 1997 - 12:41:02 MDT

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