Re: [squid-users] What is a reasonable size for squid.conf?

From: Kinkie <>
Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:54:59 +0200

On Sun, Jun 29, 2014 at 3:57 AM, Owen Crow <> wrote:
> Consider this a reply to Kinkie and Eliezer.
> Yes, I expect my setup is unusual, but that's why I'm trying to get
> advice from others who might have a similar setup.
> I run the proxy as the main destination for a wildcard DNS. This is
> our many tenants use URLs in the wildcard domain (lets call it
> "*") and the proxy connects them to the various backend
> services based on the hostname such as:
> connects to the WWW server for Acme customer
> connects to a similar but different WWW server for
> Beta customer.
> For each customer there are 5-10 unique hostnames to keep the services
> separate. We do this as it is much simpler than URL-rewriting (or at
> least it seemed so to me at the beginning).
> In addition, our proxy listens on about 8 different ports
> (80/443/8080, etc) for different services. The different ports require
> 7 ACLs that excludes the other ports that are not for that one
> service/port combination.
> I can get more specific if anyone is interested.
> I use make+M4 macros to generate the squid.conf file from a source
> file and then separate all the customers into individual configuration
> files based on a conf.d directory.

  yes, it could be interesting. Not the full configuration, which is
most likely confidential.
But the template you are using for a single entry may be interesting
and maybe give us enough information to understand if there are
opportunities for optimization.

Received on Sun Jun 29 2014 - 14:55:15 MDT

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