Re: [SQU] being driven nuts by a forwarding loop

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 02:57:11 +0100

Brett Lymn wrote:

> At a guess I think my squid is confused about the name of the machine,
> the decision about whether or not it should be accelerating the local
> web server seems to be borked in my case - I just changed the
> http_accel_port to a non-responding port and I still got my web page.
> Hence the forwarding loop. I did try setting the name in the
> squid.conf but that did not help. How odd.

When Squid is running as both an accelerator and proxy then the
acceleration only works for requests not proxied. If requests for the
same server is proxied then Squid will not detect that it should forward
this immediately to the backend server, and instead ends up contacting

Henrik Nordstrom
Squid hacker
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