Re: [squid-users] question on httpd_accel_with_proxy

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2008 22:40:24 +0200

fre 2008-04-25 klockan 11:45 -0400 skrev Moore, Jonathan:

> I have a question about using squid with 'httpd_accel_with_proxy on' (i.e. both as a server accelerator and as a caching proxy).

Should always be on if you care about RFC compliance.

> The problem I run into is when a local client, using squid as a proxy,
> makes a request for the server that's being fronted. In this case,
> squid gets the request, adds its hostname in the 'Via' header,
> forwards the request *to itself* (in the server accelerator role), and
> then denies the request due to seeing its own hostname in the 'Via'
> header (i.e. it thinks it's seeing a forwarding loop).

Yes, this is one of the reasons why accelerator mode has been completely
redone in 2.6. Upgrade and it will be a lot easier to make a sane setup
that works properly.

Addidionally Squid-2.5 is end-of-life with no active maintenance since
almost 2 years now.. not even critical bugfixes.

Received on Fri Apr 25 2008 - 20:41:33 MDT

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