Re: [squid-users] Proxy-Chaining

From: Duane Wessels <>
Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2004 18:01:41 -0700 (MST)

On Sat, 14 Feb 2004, Andreas Neumeier wrote:

> Hello there,
> I tried to build a proxy chain with
> cache_peer
> and
> cache_peer_access
> as well using:
> always_direct deny
> never_direct allow
> Now, normal operation seems to work like this:
> client <-> squid1 <-> squid2 <-> target-net

You proably shouldn't mix always_direct and never_direct.
On squid1 you should probably only put:

    never_direct allow all

> Only thing that doesn't seem to work: Any POST seems to be ignored (by
> proxy1, probably).

You need to explain what you mean by ignored. Be as specific as possible.

> Also, I'm not sure how to handle SSL, (CONNECT). This must return DIRECT,
> which actually must bypass both squids. Am I right here?

You need to either configure your clients to forward SSL requests to
squid1, or configure your firewall to allow SSL traffic to pass
through directly.

Duane W.
Received on Sat Feb 14 2004 - 18:01:41 MST

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