Re: proxy_auth & accelerator mode

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sun, 18 Oct 1998 21:53:21 +0200

Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> Ellis Ragan wrote:
> > change my Squid proxy to be an accelerator only, it does not work
> > with the proxy_auth acl.
> Proxy Authentication does NOT work for accelerators. This is how HTTP
> works. If you want authentication on a accelerator then you need to
> implement this at the origin server.

I now have a preleminary patch that addresses this and a number of other
authentication issues that has come up during the last few weeks. See

Summary of fixes/features:
* proxy_auth and FTP icons
* proxy_auth and accelerators
* Auto authentication to peers
* Auto logon to specific HTTP servers

Henrik Nordström
Spare time Squid hacker
Received on Sun Oct 18 1998 - 13:38:27 MDT

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