Re: Squid vs. Netscape Proxy

From: Michael Ferioli <>
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 1998 09:23:08 +0300

At 07:59 AM 4/21/98 +1200, Joe Abley wrote:

>> ?? - CARP makes all three servers appear as a single server
>You could use round-robin DNS to spread client connections over all three
>caches, and run ICP between the caches. For example, if you have cache1,
>cache2 and cache3 numbered as, and you could
> cache1 IN A
> cache2 IN A
> cache3 IN A
> cache IN CNAME cache1
> IN CNAME cache2
> IN CNAME cache3
>If clients connect to "cache" always (and not "cache1", "cache2" or
>"cache3") then the load will be crudely spread across the machines.

Ok, this makes sense if all the caches are located on the same "LAN". But
they will be distributed over a WAN. So I want to make sure that users
that are dialed into a POP closest to Ankara use the Ankara squid, Istanbul
users should use Istanbul, etc.


Michael Ferioli
Comnet A.S.
Received on Mon Apr 20 1998 - 23:29:03 MDT

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