Re: [squid-users] Can squid be setup to proxy only?

From: Adrian Chadd <>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 00:46:37 -0700

On Tue, Feb 12, 2002, Peter Arnold wrote:
> Hi,
> Can you set squid up to proxy only? ie not to cache and not to have a
> cache_dir.
> I have a proxy setup that uses several links and for reasons of balancing
> and failover I need to set up a parent proxy to my main "everything" proxy
> that only passes on the request. All caching will be don at the main proxy.


Use the "null" FS type, ie

./configure ... .. --enable-storeio="ufs null" ..

then, use a null fs type in your cache_dir line, ie

cache_dir null /

This'll save needing to have a bunch of disk space set aside.

Received on Tue Feb 12 2002 - 00:46:38 MST

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