Re: [squid-users] Access.log

From: Amos Jeffries <>
Date: Sun, 16 May 2010 02:46:45 +1200

Leonardo Carneiro - Veltrac wrote:
> Leonardo Carneiro - Veltrac wrote:
>> Amos Jeffries wrote:
>>> GIGO . wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> Can anybody please explain me what does this error mean and why it
>>>> occurs it happens while i was testing youtube/facebook caching.
>>>> Does this suggest that some object in cache has corrupted? if so how
>>>> to rectify the error?
>>> "204" ? not sure.
>>> I would expect all negative hits to be 4xx or 5xx codes.
>>> TCP_NEGATIVE_HIT is an web server error page which has been
>>> explicitly marked as cacheable by its website being fetched from your
>>> cache.
>>> It would only be a problem with your squid if you have negative_ttl
>>> set to something higher than 0 seconds.
>>>> Is this error only means that user has aborted the transfer or it
>>>> may come for some other reason as well.
>>>> TCP_MISS/000
>>> TCP_MISS/000 is sometimes a problem, sometimes not. It means that
>>> Squid does not have the object cached and could not fetch any bytes
>>> from a web server for it. May be due to the only-if-cached browser
>>> control being sent to Squid, a persistent connection closing early,
>>> or a network failure.
>>> Amos
>> Hi Amos and others. There is any documentation about these resquest
>> status that shown up in access.log? Are this status some kind of
>> squid internals or they are predefined open-and-well-known standards?
>> I'd like to read about it. Tks in advance.
> Sorry, just found in the FAQ. But the second question remains: these
> status are squid internal or a well known standard? Tks.

The text part before the / is Squid internal codes.
The numeric is RFC 2616 (HTTP) status coding.


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