Re: [squid-users] Re: not getting persistent connections to an ssl backend

From: Rob Yates <>
Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2011 22:26:18 -0500


Many thanks, I upgraded to 3.1.18 and that seems to have done the
trick. Weird as no other parameters were changed. Not sure why 2.6 (
the default for the version of rhel that we have) did not work but no
need to investigate now,

Thanks again,


On Dec 5, 2011, at 9:42 PM, Amos Jeffries <> wrote:

> On Mon, 5 Dec 2011 09:14:40 -0500, rob yates wrote:
>> Sorry for the bump, could someone let me know if this is supported? If
>> it's not supported I'll need to look at something other than squid and
>> am far enough along that I would rather not,
> It is supported. Ensure that you have server_persistent_connections ON (default setting) in squid.conf.
> The word for today is "upgrade" anyway.
> There are some behaviour and traffic conditions required to make persistent connections actually work. It appears that one of these conditions is not met in your system. Probably the server is emitting unknown-length headers or explicitly requesting connection closure.
> The amount of persistence you can get is up to the particular software HTTP/1.1 compliance in both Squid and the backend server. So upgrading Squid to the latest stable release you can will mean a better chance of persistence happening.
> Amos
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