Re: no cache squid

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 1999 10:33:43 -0600

On Mon, 25 Oct 1999, Florin Andrei wrote:

> How can i make a Squid with no HDD cache? I mean, zero, nada, nothing, don't
> even touch the HDD, except for logging, of course (but also a non-logging
> Squid would be interesting too).
> Why i want that: i have a transparent proxy, used for capturing the Web
> traffic of our customers and redirect it to our big cache, wich is on another
> machine. The link between the redirector and the main cache is very good (high
> speed), so i really don't need any caching on the transparent proxy, wich
> doesn't have a real big HDD.
> The transparent proxy is a Red Hat Linux 6.1 with the default Squid from the
> distribution.

The best that you'll be able to do is make a very small cache directory
(perhaps on /tmp or /var) and tell Squid to not store anything with

        acl all src
        no_cache deny all

Duane W.
Received on Mon Oct 25 1999 - 10:47:32 MDT

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