Re: [squid-users] Strange problems with squid

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2001 00:38:08 +0100

Brett Murphy wrote:

> Mar 21 22:32:08 gamma squid[4817]: urlParse: Illegal character in hostname
> ''

This is caused by a malfunctioned client configured to use your proxy as

> Mar 22 00:06:50 delta squid[27244]: WARNING: Forwarding loop detected for:
> /scripts/rgs/RgsInit.ASP?AW=168&LV=2045&AS=0&D2=%32_OAC_CH%32_@%32C&CU=6470636
> HTTP/1.0^M User-Agent: Mozilla/4.01 [en] (WinNT; I)^M Pragma: no-cache^M
> Accept: image/gif, image/x-xbitmap, image/jpeg, image/pjpeg, */*^M
> Accept-Language: en^M Accept-Charset: iso-8859-1,*,utf-8^M Via: 1.0
> (Squid/2.2.STABLE5-hno.20000202), 1.0
> (Squid/2.2.STABLE5-hno.20000202)^M
> X-Forwarded-For:,^M Host:
>^M Cache-Control: max-age=259200^M Connection:
> keep-alive^M ^M

This should not be seen unless the client actually requests

However, there are some errors you can do in "transparent" setups that
might confuse the proxy. Make sure your proxy is configured with
httpd_accel_host virtual, and that Squid knows about the packet
redirection method used.

Henrik Nordstrom
Squid hacker
Received on Fri Mar 23 2001 - 17:10:26 MST

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