Re: squid -k reconfigure

From: Dave Zarzycki <>
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 97 10:29:38 -0800

On 11/7/97 10:08 AM, Francois Renou ( wrote:

>I'm running squid v1.116 with the nice proxy_auth patch. So proxying is
>authenticated and I let the users change their passwords whenever they
>want through a cgi. For their new password to be taken into account we
>have to "squid -k reconfigure" (for example through a cron"). My problem
>is that when I reconfigure squid all browsers in activity (fetching
>pages through http) lose the proxy (pop-up no proxy available....) and
>have to be restarted (I mean reload doesn't work neither SHIFT
>Did I miss something in my squid configuration?

If you were patient, the changes would take effect automatically. squid
checks the password file every five minutes to see if it has been
updated. No need to reconfigure!

If that's to slow, go change the code (it's measured in seconds).


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Received on Fri Nov 07 1997 - 10:54:43 MST

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