Re: Problem with proxy

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Tue, 9 May 2000 21:30:02 -0600

On Tue, 9 May 2000, Wadeegh Hendricks wrote:

> Hi
> I have a problem with the proxy server that we are using. It is
> squid-2.3.STABLE1-5. We are setup so that our proxy server uses a
> parent proxy server. When something goes wrong with this parent proxy,
> we request a webpage and the parent proxy makes a connection but does
> not serve up the page. Our browser just hangs there and no page is
> brought up. This slows down our web completely. What can we do to
> speed up the web when the parent proxy has a fault or what
> configurations do I have to do to bypass this problem.

If the parent proxy is Squid, and if you use ICP, then the parent
squid should return ICP_MISS_NOFETCH when it starts to have problems.

Other than that, its a hard problem to solve.

Duane W.
Received on Tue May 09 2000 - 21:32:51 MDT

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