Re: reloading pages

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2000 10:47:36 +0200

Looks fine.

Or you might press "shift+reload" in your web browser..
(use Netscape if this is a transparent proxy setup).

The Squid version can be found by running squid -v, or by inspecting
Squids cache.log file.

Henrik Nordstrom
Squid hacker
perkal linda - GV wrote:
> Hi,
> I don't now if you (who ever you might be) are the right person to contact.
> If not, please apolgize my quest and if possible, give me a hint to the
> right place and/or person.
> I inherited the task of administrating a squid server. It is running on a
> freeBSD 3.1 and I guess that it is squid 2.2, because I found a file called
> "squid.conf.PRE2.2".
> The only thing I've been told from my predecessor (who is not available
> anymore) was the root-password and the fact, that there is a programm called
> "squid" that is running on the machine and thats it!
> In principle it is up and running. But I have "old" pages cached in their,
> ie. the webpages aren't refresh, reloaded, whatever. I can prove this by
> telling my netscape to bypass the proxy-server and then I get another page.
> But I don't know how to tell my proxy to reload the page.
> I read the FAQs on and I think I know what to do, but I
> don't wanna screw up or about 1000 user will kill me just before my boss
> will do the same.
> Here is what I intend to do (basically cuted and pasted from FAQ):
> I will add
>         acl PURGE method purge
>         acl localhost src
>         http_access allow purge localhost
>         http_access deny purge
> to the squid.conf file.
> I'll the run the
>         squid -k reconfigure
> command.
> I'll then purge the page with
>         client -m PURGE
> and hope, that this will solve my problem.
> Will this in anyway jeopardize my system? And will it solve my problem? And
> why do I have it anyway? And what can I do to make my proxy update it's
> cache whithout me waiting for user to tell me which sides are out of date?
> Thx for any help
> Linda Perkal
> Federal Chancellery of Austria
> ++43-1-53115/2965
Received on Tue May 16 2000 - 02:53:09 MDT

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