Re: [squid-users] Delay loading web pages when used as transparent proxy

From: Amos Jeffries <>
Date: Fri, 16 Dec 2011 11:08:06 +1300

On 16/12/2011 6:26 a.m., Elvar wrote:
> On 12/14/2011 11:55 PM, Amos Jeffries wrote:
>> Possibly. You need to track down which of those (DNS lag or HTTP
>> features) is the cause and find some way to eliminate it. On the DNS
>> side that means usually having a shared resolver between Squid and
>> the clients (first lookup will cache the DNS results locally for a
>> faster repeat). On the HTTP feature side that usually means upgrading
>> Squid and maybe tweaking the browser config up/down to whatever HTTP
>> level matches the proxy.
>> Amos
> I set up monitoring for many of the stats pulled from 'squidclient
> mgr:info' and I'm wondering what is considered healthy for the dns
> response times?

It does depend on where you are in the world in relation to your clients
favorite websites. But I usually looks for <100ms response times. For
lookups in interception where the client has already just done the DNS
request and esentially "primed" the DNS resolver <10ms is expected.

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