Re: Connection Timed out problem

From: Dancer <>
Date: Thu, 06 Nov 1997 23:33:48 +1000

Umm..yes. With large ACL lists, particularly those involving srcdomain.
At some point you reach 'ACL critical mass' and you start getting 'Connection
timed out' messages for the poor souls near the bottom of the list.

At least...that's what caused the one incidence of it that _I've_ seen. YMMV.


Nick O'Brien wrote:

> Hi,
> We had a strange problem with Squid (squid 1.NOVM14 on Digital Unix
> 3.2C) this morning.
> Connections to (our site's web server) suddenly
> failed - the reason give by Squid on the error page was "(60) Connection
> timed out". However connecting to throught our CERN
> proxy (which runs on the same host as Squid) was fine as was pinging
> from the Squid host.
> Also even stranger connections to (our domain is defined as
> both and in our DNS) through Squid were fine.
> The Squid logs did not show the reason for the problem, only
> ERR_CONNECT_FAIL messages for
> Restarting Squid cleared the problem, but has anyone else seen this happen?
> Nick.
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