Re: Problems with children caches

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Tue, 12 Oct 1999 16:42:54 -0600

On Tue, 12 Oct 1999, Roger Pen~a Escobio wrote:

> hello all squid users and gurus :-)
> we have problems with our children cache, their users are getting the
> error page "ERR_CANNOT_FORWARD", that sounds like our squid can't answer
> that request (all our children MUST forward all their request to our proxy
> because they are behind a firewall) maybe because it is charge but from
> cachemgr.cgi it doesn't look like that and the normal request, i mean from
> local users, are OK and are send to the user quickly.
> for example, there are 120000-150000 request per day to our proxy, 15000
> of them are from other proxys, we plan that other squid proxy start
> forwarding their request to us so how can i fix this problems ?, how can i
> increase the number of icp request that our squid can serves ?
> for example from 1 request/second ----> 3 request/second, at least for
> request from other squid cache.
> can anybody give me some light?

If your child cache has only one parent, then try adding these options
to the "cache_peer" line for each child cache:

        cache_peer parent-hostname parent 3128 0 no-query default

Duane W.
Received on Tue Oct 12 1999 - 16:54:56 MDT

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