Re: Some problems with Squid 2.0 PATCH2

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Fri, 16 Oct 1998 01:54:58 +0200

Martynas Buozís wrote:

> 1998/10/14 00:33:41| WARNING: Forwarding loop detected for ''
> 1998/10/14 00:33:41| --> 1.0 (Squid/1.1.20), 1.0 (Squid/2.0.PATCH2)

Two possible causes:

a) You are using this Squid as a proxy on this request.

b) You have enabled "httpd_accel_uses_host_header on".

In your case it is probably (a). The request arrived throught which then forwarded the request to

The suggested fix is to teach you Squid machine that is
really This can be done by adding this IP to your local
host table and configure your system to use the local host table before
DNS. Another approach is to use a "internal" DNS with different data
than the official DNS.

Yet another option is to use a redirector that rewrites to, but this has the sideeffect that Host: headers gets
rewritten to as well.

Henrik Nordström
Spare time Squid Hacker
Received on Thu Oct 15 1998 - 18:25:50 MDT

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