[squid-users] Re: A bug ?

From: Henrik Nordstrom <hno@dont-contact.us>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 23:24:56 +0100

Underscores are not valid for use in host names on the Internet. Only
A-Z 0-9 and - can be used in Internet host names (case insensitive), and
hostnames should start with a letter (no longer a requirement, but still

Henrik Nordström

John Smith wrote:
> Hi there
> I've been using squid for some time and never had any problems...
> until a few days ago.
> I was showing a few of my students how to setup squid, and everything
> worked fine for everyone except one.
> After a few hours (... or many minutes) we found the problem.
> The name of the computer included an underscore (_).
> When I changed the hostname, everything worked.
> I've checked this out a few times, and this seems to be the problem
> ...
> (you can change the name in hosts then it seems to work).
> Is the right behaviour ?
> Jon Arnar
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