Re: fake pinger

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 1999 01:06:02 +0200

Gyula Hajdu wrote:

> 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?

Why? Isn't it better to simply not build Squid with ICMP support?

The pinger program is only used if you build Squid with --enable-icmp.

Henrik Nordstrom
Squid hacker
Received on Mon Oct 25 1999 - 17:44:27 MDT

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