Re: [squid-users] Re: Failover to upstream when direct link down

From: Amos Jeffries <>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2012 23:54:11 +1300

On 26/11/2012 5:25 p.m., John Xue wrote:
> I do as you say. But I find every connection must wait 1 min(read_timeout
> default) when direct link down, even set to 2 sec but It's too slowly. How
> to set squid make the peer as the first choose until direct link up?

If your link is down an ICMP packet is generated and sent to the proxy
by the router, triggering immediate failover recovery with no downtime.
  Delay can only happen if someone has wrongly firewalled ICMP or ICMPv6

Received on Mon Nov 26 2012 - 10:54:31 MST

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