Re: More on Connection Lifetime Expired for Transproxy access

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 1999 10:52:29 -0600

On Sun, 24 Oct 1999, Richi Plana wrote:

> exhibiting the same behavior as before: regular use of the proxy would be
> fast but accessing it transparently would result in the "Connection
> Lifetime Expired" page.

This probably means that Squid gets the connection established, but
it never receives a request from the client.

> As soon as I found out, I removed the ip policy route-map configuration on
> my router. After a couple of hours, I re-applied it and found that
> transparent proxying was working again! (argh)
> To isolate the problem, I tried immediately redirecting from a different
> router (diff. model and CIOS) and it still exhibited that same symptom (so
> it's probably not a router issue).
> A couple of questions:
> 1) Is this a Squid issue or a Linux kernel/ipchains issue?
> 2) How does one go about finding out?
> 3) If it's Squid starving for resources, which should I look to first?

I'd start by looking at netstat on the squid box when it happens, and
also use tcpdump to see if some packets are being lost or mis-directed.

Duane W.
Received on Mon Oct 25 1999 - 11:02:16 MDT

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