Re: [squid-users] Proxy performance monitoring

From: Amos Jeffries <>
Date: Sun, 02 May 2010 14:04:52 +1200

Ivan . wrote:
> Hi
> I recently implemented a new proxy system. I am looking at doing is
> setting a periodical test that
> goes out to the Internet, pull some content down and record the
> relevant metrics.
> PC------------>Proxy----------->FW------------------>Internet---------------->Site-with-content
> Some sort of scheduled process on a PC, that pulls down some static
> content from the same website, which is repeatable. The application
> would then record metrics such as speed, time taken to download the
> static content and log that.

Squid native access.log contains transfer duration and size metrics.
Some other options not in the default format provide additional metrics
if you need them.
  See for a lit of log

Otherwise the SNMP counters can be used, but they do not go down as fine
grained as indvidual requests.


Please be using
   Current Stable Squid 2.7.STABLE9 or 3.1.1
Received on Sun May 02 2010 - 02:05:04 MDT

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