Re: [squid-users] my squid box isn't forwarding packets.

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Fri, 09 Nov 2001 19:13:10 +0100

Mike Lee wrote:

> I'm hoping someone in this list will bail me out of this problem i'm having.
> installed squid-2.4-stable with ./configure --enable-icmp
> compiled fine.
> What i want to accomplish is, "http accelerator mode".
> For a test, i sent a icmp packets to the accelerated host, and my squid box
> receives the icmp but never forwards them to the destination host.

Why should it? Squid is a HTTP proxy, not a ICMP relay.

If you send it a HTTP query this will be forwarded, provided squid.conf
is set up correcly.

Henrik Nordström
Squid Hacker
Received on Fri Nov 09 2001 - 11:15:28 MST

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