Re: bandwidth spikes

From: Jon Fraser <>
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 1999 13:57:41 -0500

We see the same problem. We're running 2.1.patch2. It has not
been as bad since we increased the cache from 3 to 10 gb. But it
still happens. This has occured without any neighbors configured.
I, too, would like to know what is happening.

The graphs can be seen at

> Gideon Glass writes:
> >During a spike, what seems to be happening is that Squid downloads one
> >or more large HTTP objects very rapidly. In one ~2 second interval,
> >tcpdump showed ~380KB on one TCP connection from a remote server to
> >squid. In the same interval a single dialin client got ~15KB on its
> >connection from the cache.
> Could it be a cache digest? Does this cache have any neighbors
> configured?
> Duane W.
Received on Fri Jan 29 1999 - 11:39:14 MST

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