Re: Squid Starting

From: Bill Wichers <>
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 1998 13:51:16 -0500 (EST)

Have you checked to be sure that at least one of your dns_testnames will
lookup correctly? A few names that I know to work (and use myself) are:

dns_testnames works by checking all of the names. If *any* of them work
then you're all set. Don't ever use only one name unless you can be 110%
sure that it will always resolve to an IP.


On Mon, 16 Mar 1998, Ricardo Patara wrote:

> Hi, I've just compiled and instaled Squid.
> I configured it and when a I start the following message returns:
> FATAL: ipcache_init: DNS name lookup tests failed
> I read the FAQ. But I sure that my dns server is reacheable, my
> resolv.conf is corret.
> There is a option to start the program, -D, but when I do this, the
> client receive the message thas was impossible to find do domain name
> requested, because there was a DNS lookup failure.
> TIA.
> --
> Ricardo Patara ANSP - an Academic Network at Sa~o Paulo
> Analista de Redes Fundaca~o de Amparo `a Pesquisa S.P.
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Received on Tue Mar 17 1998 - 10:53:04 MST

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