Re: [squid-users] WCCP

From: Joe Cooper <>
Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2001 08:19:14 -0600

Marcelo Arruda wrote:

> Hello All,
> Please help me. I have a very simple topology, a router connected to
> Internet, my internal network and to my squid server. In order to have a
> transparent proxy configuration I enabled WCCP in the router and in the
> squid and loaded a module called ip_wccp which was found in this
> site( The results of this configuration are:
> -The router redirects the WEB requests to the squid
> -The router and the squid keep exchanging packets like:" I see you" and
> vice-versa
> -The router recognizes the squid server as a WCCP peer
> -The stations do not get any pages in the internet and the connection
> stay in a SYN_SENT status
> -GRE packets start coming to my squid server, but squid seems not doing
> anything, or receiving any requests

Here...Are you redirecting those packets to the Squid port? The ip_wccp
module or ip_gre module only decapsulates the packet. You still have to
set up the ipchains/iptables rules to redirect those packets to Squid.

> -If I setup the browser to use a proxy and I point to the squid server
> works

Joe Cooper <>
Web Caching Appliances and Support
Received on Wed Nov 07 2001 - 07:15:49 MST

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