http_accel and forwarding loops

From: Jens-Uwe Mager <>
Date: Sun, 10 Jan 1999 00:49:44 +0100

I just did the upgrade to squid-2.1.PATCH2 from squid 1.x and I have a
strange problem with a forwarding loop. I do run Squid as cache as well
as http accelerator as the main webserver is behind a slow leased line.
This is all fine and well with one exception: if local users do not
explicetely configure to not cache the www server, they will get an
access denied error due to a forwarding loop. The configuration is as

proxy server is on port 80, is a cname for http_accell_host is Always_direct is set
to allow for both and

If a proxy request for comes in, squid now contacts itself
instead of directly and the error occurs. Is there any way
to configure squid to redirect the proxy request to

Jens-Uwe Mager <pgp-mailto:62CFDB25>
Received on Sat Jan 09 1999 - 16:22:33 MST

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