Re: Automatic Cache Monitoring

From: Bertold Kolics <>
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 1998 13:37:59 +0100 (MET)

>I'm looking for suggestions on the subject of "testing" Squid for general
>aliveness. I maintain several Squid boxes; I already use "echoping" from a
>central location to check that the boxes are alive periodically. However
>Squid occasionally fails but the machine continues to run; hence echoping
>reports all is well but the service is no longer available.

You can use echoping for this purpose. (use option -h)
Just use for example a cache_object type URL for requesting your cache.
E.g. cache_object://

Received on Wed Feb 11 1998 - 04:52:15 MST

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