Re: refresh the cache

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sun, 17 Sep 2000 12:34:02 +0200

The default refresh_pattern settings should be quite fine.

However, make sure that the clock on your proxy is correct. If your
clock is running behind then CNN might get cached longer than intended.

Henrik Nordstrom
Squid hacker
Marlon Pabilona wrote:
> Sir,
>         Good Day!
>         We're using a transparent proxy with Squid Cache: Version 2.3.STABLE4
> in Linux system.
>         We sometimes observed that our proxy servers does'nt update or refresh
> immediately the cache of some web pages especially news sites like
>,etc., probably one day behind. We made a test using a proxy
> and direct connection in our browser. We have noticed ,with proxy
> setting, that some URL pages lately update based on direct connection
> output. Could we tweak our squid configuration to update our cache or
> replace the cache objects with the current based on the current page of
> the origin server ? I'm not sure if these could be tune using the
> refresh_pattern in the configuration, Could you provide us a
> refresh_pattern statement example so that the cache will be update
> often? Thanks.
> --
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> Marlon T. Pabilona                   
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