RE: [squid-users] Squid Authentication

From: Robert Collins <>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2001 19:43:13 +1100

> I am running NTLM authentication.
> Now the "everybody" list obviously contains no user and therefore all
> the DENIED cache accesses.
> Now according to the main list I have 57,667,000 bytes which have gone
> into the cache but not out. Does this mean that even though the user
> failed authentication, the proxy still went out and got the data even
> though it didnt pass it to the user?

No, what it probably means is that 57Mb of wasted bandwidth has been
used by the NTLM challenge handshake process.

Squid will never fetch a denied request from the upstream.

Received on Mon Nov 26 2001 - 01:43:16 MST

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