Re: [squid-users] Squid3 HA-LB Cluster

From: Amos Jeffries <>
Date: Fri, 28 May 2010 02:14:31 +1200

Tóth Tibor Péter wrote:
> Hello!
> I would like to set up two squid nodes to cache our public internet usage for client PCs.
> I was thinking to set up squid and use Heartbeat on the servers to have an active/passive cluster in case of one of the servers stops.
> But why would I have two squid nodes running while one of it smoking from work, and the other just watching ??
> I would like to put both nodes to work and somehow get a cluster set up as well, so in case one node is down then the internet would be still available trough the other node.
> Any help would be apprechiated!
> Thanks!

To use both you probably want to advertise both proxy IPs in the DNS
results of a name you call the cluster. The client browser can do its
own failover with several IPs when it knows.

The squid can be setup as cache_peer siblings to share objects.


Please be using
   Current Stable Squid 2.7.STABLE9 or 3.1.3
Received on Thu May 27 2010 - 14:14:43 MDT

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