Re: Squid as Web SERVER (for .pac files)?

From: Bill Wichers <>
Date: Thu, 7 May 1998 22:42:02 -0400 (EDT)

You could bind Apache (or some other web server) to, and then you could bind Squid to a diffent port
(the default port of 3128 is probably a good choice) and edit your
proxy.pac to reflect the new proxy port. If you did this during a nice
period of little or no use (in the very early morning perhaps?) then your
users would most likely not see any change in the functioning of their


On Thu, 7 May 1998, Michael Ferioli wrote:

> Ok, my users are all using Netscape Proxy Server at the
> moment. I want to move them all to Squid, but I DO NOT
> want to have them reconfigure their browser. Now,
> unfortunately, I took Netscape's recommendation and
> put the pac file port the same as the proxy.
> In other words, the autoconfig is on
> and the proxies themselves are ALSO on :8080. This
> presents a problem for squid.
> Why can't Squid deliver a .pac file? Why do I need to use
> some other web server? Because of this, I have no
> way of migrating my users seemlessly.
> Anyone have any bright ideas?
> Mike
> ____________________________________________________________________
> Michael Ferioli
> Comnet A.S.
Received on Thu May 07 1998 - 19:46:11 MDT

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