Re: Transferred file size limit

From: Alex Rousskov <>
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 1998 10:42:52 -0700 (MST)

On Tue, 17 Mar 1998, Ricardo Patara wrote:

> Khuanchai Supparatpinyo wrote:
> > I'm using Squid 1.12 on a Linux Redhat 4.2 system.
> > Is there any way to limit the size of file that is requested by ftp:// or
> > http://?
> Yes, in the file squid.conf there is a line where you can limit the size
> of file cached:
> # TAG: maximum_object_size

Note that you cannot limit the "size of file that is requested" though. That
is, Squid will request and forward even a 2GB file to a client if client asks
for it. "maximum_object_size" limits the size of a cached file. There is no
option to limit the network _transfer_ size.

Received on Tue Mar 17 1998 - 09:50:50 MST

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