Re: [squid-users] Re: Multiple NICs

From: Amos Jeffries <>
Date: Sat, 13 Nov 2010 18:00:04 +1300

On 13/11/10 01:52, Nick Cairncross wrote:
>> Why such a thing against caching?
>> That is the #1 speed gain (about 3-4 orders of magnitude faster to fetch
>> something from RAM cache than the network).
> It's nothing personal :) I'll be implementing it soon and wanted
> concentrate on other areas first.
>> You could also possibly check and tune the DNS ipcache/fqdncache sizes
> Is the DNS ipcache/fqdn a Squid setting or OS?


same for *_high, *_low and fqdn_* version of the three.

>> for more entries, and bump the auth cache size up enough to hold all
>> your user credentials.
> Could you elaborate on the auth cache size - this sounds interesting. Is
> that for all authenticated users, whether authed using the ntlm or
> negotiate helper? I've searched around for more info but not had much luck
> other than authenticate_ttl. Is it a tag?

For basic auth its credentialsttl for digest its the nonce_* settings.
They can be found in the example "Suggested Config" at


Please be using
   Current Stable Squid 2.7.STABLE9 or 3.1.9
   Beta testers wanted for
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