Re: Cisco Cache Director (Was RE: Does Squid beat the rest? )

From: Ong Beng Hui <>
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 1997 11:50:28 +0800 (SST)

> Basically what happens is that the Cisco router redirects port
> 80 requests to the director (if it is up. If the director is
> down, the request continues to the original destination). The
> director then looks at it's own cache to see if it can satisfy
> the request. If it can, it pulls it from it's cache, and
> returns the reply. If not, it then sends the request to the
> original destination and caches the reply while sending the
> same reply to the requestor.

Isn't that something similar to transpareny proxy that
Squid and Netcache users enjoy for more than 6 months.
Received on Fri Sep 19 1997 - 21:00:40 MDT

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