Re: Ignore reload for some time ?

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Wed, 23 Sep 1998 08:33:01 -0600

Patrick Lay writes:

>I posted this Message a week ago and didn't get any
>replies to it, so I'll try it again. If this Question is unappropiate
>for this Mailinglist, please inform me and I'll try to get help
>somewhere else. Thank You.
>I am running Squid1.2beta24 as an accelerator for Apche with an attached
>Database System. What I'm trying to do is to avoid a DoS-Attack by Users
>pressing Reload too often and so producing too much work for the
>Database System (which is generating the HTML-Pages dynamically).
>How can I achieve this ?
>It would be nice to configure Squid to return only the cached Object
>for, say, 1 Minute before checking/retrieving the page (and so straining
>the Server) again. Since the pages are generated dynamically every time,
>the timestamp doesn't help much for IMS-requests.
>Any ideas ?

Look for the 'ignore-reload' option under 'refresh_pattern' in squid.conf

Duane W.
Received on Wed Sep 23 1998 - 07:33:52 MDT

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