Re: [squid-users] Ideas for Squid statistics Web UI development

From: Eliezer Croitoru <>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2012 02:04:33 +0200

On 11/19/2012 7:13 AM, Amos Jeffries wrote:
> What do you mean?
> "limited" -> "delimited" ? no,
> tables are TSV format (tab separated values on a line prefixed with a
> \t),
> some lists of values are kv-pair in mime format (delimited with ':'
> and optional whitespace padding around values) as seen in the helper and
> DNS reports,
> some lists of values are kv-pair delimited with '=' as seen in the
> statistics report.
> ... we are still debating format upgrades for future Squid.
Yes and yes...
I remembered something about the TSV format.

>> Is there any basic template for html + xhr?
> We opted not to publish a particular MGR_INDEX file with Squid, but to
> design such that the template with script code should belong to and be
> installed by third-party management tools using the interface. The file
> should contain a complete HTML page and you can do anything you like for
> the markup. The only caveat is that it is a static HTML page (only
> browser interpreted scripting allowed). Squid error page macro
> substitution is performed on it prior to delivery (but not on other
> resources included by it).
> Designing a better manager UI tool was kinkies project, I'm not sure if
> the result was going to become FOSS or not, but anyone aiming at making
> a good one of their own is welcome to give it a go.
>> Even the current output(cachemgr or SNMP) can be transformed into
>> XHR(using small script) for older versions in a case of new HTML+XHR.
>> Eliezer
I hope for this to move one step ahead.


Eliezer Croitoru
IT consulting for Nonprofit organizations
eliezer <at>
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