Re: [squid-users] Traffic to single parent only

From: Squid Support (Henrik Nordstrom) <>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 02:53:19 +0100

On Friday 22 February 2002 02:29, Squid Support (Henrik Nordstrom)
> Squid do not normally try to figure out RTT times to origin
> servers.
> Maybe you have compiled your Squid with --enable-icmp? This enables
> some additional network probes. Not normally recommendable to use
> unless you have a good reason.
> To have Squid mostly use the parent while it is alive, set
> "prefer_direct off" and make the parent "default".

And I also recommend to make use of the no-query and connect_timeout
cache_peer options if there only is one parent.

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