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

From: Michael Ferioli <>
Date: Fri, 08 May 1998 08:32:22 +0300

Ok, Mr. Leahy has come up with the only solution that actually
works!! Thanks, Andrew.

See below for a very elegant solution that requires no code hacking:

>Date: Fri, 8 May 1998 11:29:09 +1000 (EST)
>From: Andrew Leahy <>
>X-Sender: alf@oberon
>Reply-To: Andrew Leahy <>
>To: Michael Ferioli <>
>Subject: Re: Squid as Web SERVER (for .pac files)?
>On Thu, 7 May 1998, Michael Ferioli wrote:
>> In other words, the autoconfig is on and the
>> proxies themselves are ALSO on :8080. This presents a problem for
>> squid.
>You can run Squid in httpd_accel mode (check the squid.conf file) and have
>it act as a front-end to a normal web server (which can then deliver a
>.pac file). This means running a normal web server up somewhere. You can
>employ ACL's to limit which URL's are available from this server via Squid
>(if you want to) or you can leave Squid acting as an accelerating server
>for the entire web server.
>Andrew "Alf" Leahy, phone: 02 47 360622
>Unix Systems Administrator,
>School of Computing & IT, UWS Nepean

Michael Ferioli
Comnet A.S.
Received on Thu May 07 1998 - 22:37:25 MDT

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