Re: fake pinger

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 1999 10:04:07 -0600

On Mon, 25 Oct 1999, Gyula Hajdu wrote:

> Hi All,
> One of my squid caches is behind a firewall, and this cachec an not ot
> send ICMP pakets though the firewall. The most simple solution wold be to
> create a fake pinger program, which cah say approx. 50msec for all the
> host, but much more for the .hu tld. How is the pinger process works? Can
> I replace it by a simple shell script, or so?

Just disable the ICMP options in Squid. If you're behind a firewall,
then you probably don't want/need to ping origin servers.

Duane W.
Received on Mon Oct 25 1999 - 10:17:21 MDT

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