Re: work squid in solaris 2.6 as transparent proxy

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 1998 20:01:21 +0200

Leigh Porter wrote:

> What kind of overhead does transproxy have? I see it will start a
> process per a connection, how does this fare on Solaris with
> potentially thousands of them open ;-)

Well.. if you take the IP-Filter specific code and plug it into Squid
then no transproxy daemon is needed.

1. At initialization, open the "device"
2. Copy the ioctl to get the destination address into comm_accept
(replaces getsockname).

I think all HTTP specific functionality is already in Squid. Squid can
be configured to use Host: header if available, and fall back on IP if

Henrik Nordström
Sparetime Squid Hacker
Received on Fri Jul 10 1998 - 12:44:24 MDT

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