Re: [squid-users] partial content clarification...

From: Amos Jeffries <>
Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2010 00:31:09 +1300

On 09/11/10 23:37, John Doe wrote:
> Hi,
> In a reverse proxy situation with big videos.
> I read that 206 (partial content) is not cachable by squid.
> But I also read about range_offset_limit...
> Let's say there's a 100MB video and I use a range_offset_limit of 20971520.
> Does that mean that if the browser min range request is below 20971520, squid
> will remove the range header and ask the web server for the whole file (with a
> 200 code), and then return only the range to the browser as a 206 code (and the
> browser will have to wait until squid finaly gets to the min range to begin
> receiving data)?
> And if the range request is by example 52428800, squid will forward the range to
> the web server, and then return only the range to the browser as a 206 (with no
> delay)?
> Is that correct?

Yes. Exactly so.


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