Re: [squid-users] https requests not forwarding from child to parent in hierarchy

From: Swaroop Shere <>
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2012 08:04:49 +0800 (SGT)

Thanks Amos! that worked. Swaroop ----- Original Message ----- From: Amos Jeffries <> To: Cc: Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 4:21 PM Subject: Re: [squid-users] https requests not forwarding from child to parent in hierarchy On 21.11.2012 11:59, Swaroop Shere wrote: > Hi, > á áI am trying to setup a hierarchy of proxy servers (using squid 2.7 > stable) where one child is connected to two parents. The child > forwards requests to the parents in a round robin fashion. Now this > setup seems to be working for http requests, but doesnt work for https > requests. I see CONNECT requests going from child to the destination > for https requests instead of to parents. What am I missing? Heres my > settings for the child. > > cache_peeráabc.comáparent 3128 3130 no-query round-robin > cache_peerápqr.comáparent 3128 3130 no-query round-robin > > Let me know if i should post some more relevant information. Thanks! > > Swaroop CONNECT is a request to open a tunnel. Squid try service any request they can as quickly as possible, rather that relaying the requests through another hop which *will* add more lag. This DIRECT behaviour is sort of like a HIT for CONNECT requests - the same goes for ftp:// and gopher:// traffic. You can make Squid ignore these special types of requests and (possibly) pass them to peers using this directive: á Amos
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