[squid-users] Re: [SQU] WCCP + linux 2.4.2 + iptables?

From: Justin Kim <hk3183@dont-contact.us>
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2001 14:41:48 -0700

I had a same problem.
I tried to run Squid with 2.2.17 Kernel. With Cisco's WCCP Ensign.
But first, I want to use Squid's wccp.
I configured the router to redirect the packet.
The funny thing is, router see squid, and see I_SEE_YOU paketsl.
Yet, it fails to redirect any web queries,
Only think I can think of is the router's configuration (or ISO version who

I am right now waiting for Cisco WCCP, to see wether my router is actually
If so, I will go back to use Red Hat 2.2.17 Kernel with module installation.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Vishwanath Paranjape wrote:

> hi!
> actually i caanot guide you on this issue, but you can guide me i believe
> myself and awie are trying independantly to get wccp and linux kernel 2.2.x
> working.
> but we are facing same prob as the packets are not getting redirected from
> cisco to cache engine.
> can you send me some more info on how you achieved it?
> thanx in advance
> vish
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sixx Lim <sixx@swiftech.net.sg>
> To: squid-users@ircache.net <squid-users@ircache.net>
> Date: Monday, March 12, 2001 9:37 PM
> Subject: [SQU] WCCP + linux 2.4.2 + iptables?
> >Well i couldn't find any answers both on the web, FAQs or archives.
> >
> >So was wondering if anyone has this working on either production or
> >development network.
> >
> >I followed the procedures to compile and install the kernel with
> >support for transparent proxy with netfilter/iptables and the ip_wccp.o
> >module. Both loads with no problem, but strangely i don't see any packets
> >on my cisco router for wccp even when i turned "deb ip wccp pack" i only
> >see packets to and from my old kernel 2.2 servers.
> >
> >Is there something i missed out or is the wccp not supported on kernel
> 2.4.2?
> >
> >And if this is so, should i use GRE tunneling instead?
> >
> >Maybe someone should also update the FAQ as to iptables can't work with
> wccp
> >on squid servers which are not routers/gateways for a network, somehow or
> >rather
> >iptables can't seem to redirect ports coming in from an interface to port
> 8080
> >on the same interface.
> >
> >Or is it advisable to use multiple http_port directives in the squid.conf
> >to listen
> >on these ports instead of using iptables/ipchains redirection?
> >
> >best regards,
> >sixx
> >
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