RE: [squid-users] NTLM auth popup boxes && Solaris 8 tuning for upgrade into 2.7.4

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Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 20:29:54 +0100

>> >>auth_param ntlm ttl
>> >
>> >do you advice using it because I do not find any reference on it on
>> squid configuration guide website.
>> >
>> you spoke about ttl parameter .. do you advice using it ??
>Not sure who spoke about an auth_param ntlm ttl parameter, but there is
>no such parameter.
>The ntlm scheme only has three parameters
> program
> children
> keep_alive
>there the first (program) specifies the helper to use, the second
>(children) needs to be tuned to at least fit your load or there will be
>issues with rejected access or sporatic authentication prompts, and the
>third is a minor optimization.

okay but I already get 128 ntlm_auth processes running .. is this enough
for a load of 250 req/sec ??

on the other hand, and this is also the meaning of this conversation, it
seems this popup box not always come with some load issues but can
happen for other reasons I totally ignore .. and the way to troubleshoot
this really ?

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