Re: Small kB volume of TCP_IMS_HIT...

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sat, 24 Jan 1998 14:32:31 +0100

Michael Pelletier wrote:

> doing me a fair bit of good. About a third of requests are TCP_IMS_HIT,
> but what I'm wondering is why these hits are such a small percentage of
> the byte volume. Is the byte count on the IMS requests what was pulled
> over the Internet link, or what was sent to the client?

TCP_IMS_HIT is when the client used If-Modified-Since, and the clients
copy of the object is not older that the Squid version. The average
reply size on a TCP_IMS_HIT should be very small.

Henrik Nordström
Sparetime Squid Hacker
Received on Sat Jan 24 1998 - 05:55:27 MST

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