Re: [squid-users] Fail-over of cache_peer parent...

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 00:28:25 +0100 (CET)

On Sat, 14 Feb 2004, Mike Stuber wrote:

> The problem is when the local hub goes down, I loose the cache in all the
> offices relying on that hub. I'd like to set them up using the 'cache_peer'
> option to fail-over to the next hub and then the home office as a last
> resort, but I can't seem to figure out exactly how to do this from the FAQ's
> and the configuration guide.

Set up two cache_peer, and mark the primary as default.

The backup peer should not use ICP for best result, and there probably is
no benefit from using ICP for the primary parent either, just set a
relatively low peer_connect_timeout instead.

Received on Sun Feb 15 2004 - 16:28:29 MST

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