Re: [squid-users] High availability based on Squid process

From: Chris Robertson <>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2008 15:08:34 -0800

Chris Robertson wrote:
> J. Peng wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 2:09 AM, BJ Tiemessen <>
>> wrote:
>> Linux LVS works very well for this situtation.
>> We once had 200 squid hosts and use 2 LVS hosts before them.
>> LVS run with DR or Tunneling mode.
> Was this in a forward proxy or an acceleration setup?
> If it was a forward set up, given that a lot of SSL sites don't like
> the requesting IP to change (and I assume in anything but a LVS-NAT
> setup the individual Squids make connections from individual real IP
> addresses), how did you go about "encouraging" a client's connections
> towards a single back end? From what I've read, the load balancing
> methods focus on round-robin and least-load. Or do you just SNAT the
> requests Squid makes?
> Chris

I hate replying to myself, but a little bit of reading would have
prevented me from asking this question in the first place...

Received on Fri Apr 25 2008 - 23:08:43 MDT

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