Re: My parent stopped responding, and it messed me up...

From: Bill Wichers <>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 1997 20:30:32 -0400 (EDT)

Turn source_ping on. source_ping lets squid include the original site
along with any parents/siblings when it decides where to fetch an object
from. source_ping is off by default.


On Thu, 25 Sep 1997, Michael Pelletier wrote:

> I think I must have something misconfigured in my squid.conf, because I
> was under the impression that if a parent cache stopped responding, that
> my cache would just start doing direct fetches until it came back online.
> Instead, my cache would only return HIT objects, and time out on
> everything else.
> cache_host parent 3128 3130 weight=10
> I also do not have inside_firewall set, single_parent_bypass is off. Are
> there any other options that I'm missing? You can see the dropout at
> 14:00 yesterday on my MRTG graphs:
> <>
> -Mike Pelletier.
Received on Thu Sep 25 1997 - 17:47:29 MDT

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