RE: [squid-users] Can I Force Connections To All or Some Sites To Traverse using HTTP 1.1?

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Date: Fri, 28 Nov 2008 13:29:01 -0500

> Date: Fri, 28 Nov 2008 16:08:32 +1300
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> Subject: Re: [squid-users] Can I Force Connections To All or Some Sites To Traverse using HTTP 1.1?
> Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
>> On 26.11.08 10:57, wrote:
>> Please set up your mailer to wrap lines below 80 characters per line.
>>> I have a proxy-to-proxy setup (without ICP) and it is working wonderfully
>>> with the exception of cases whereby IE users attempt to connect to a
>>> remote Citrix server. The odd thing is that the errors encountered do not
>>> seem to happen at all when users use Firefox.
>>> When IE initiates traffic to the Citrix site, it uses HTTP 1.0, somewhere
>>> along the way, the Citrix site (or other Proxy, which I have no control
>>> nor ability to see into) returns HTTP 1.1 traffic. At this point, the 1.1
>>> trafic arrives back to my proxy, converting it back to the original HTTP
>>> 1.0 format before it passes the traffic back to IE user.
>> Server must not return HTTP/1.1 traffic for HTTP/1.0 request. If it does,
>> it's broken.
>>> So it appears that my Squid proxy tries to convert to HTTP 1.0, but only
>>> for IE sessions as Firefox users never have these issues, also Firefox
>>> uses 1.1 anyhow, thus not requiring any conversions.
>>> Any thoughts? Is there any way to force or preserve the HTTP protocol
>>> version to 1.1 on all connections, or preferably on a destination basis?
>> Squid is not HTTP/1.1 server, it's only HTTP/1.0. So, it does not convert
>> HTTP/1.1 requests.
> Squid has many hacks to cope with broken servers, HTTP/1.1 responders
> included.

Can you make a recommendation? I was unable to find one.

> This appears to be a bug in IE with it not including such hacks to cope
> with 1.1 response to its 1.0 mode requests.
> Amos
> --
> Please be using
> Current Stable Squid 2.7.STABLE5 or 3.0.STABLE10

Yes, I am using squid-2.7.STABLE5

> Current Beta Squid

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