[squid-users] delay pools question
alex at samad.com.au
Sun Oct 25 23:48:30 UTC 2015
I have had a look at http://wiki.squid-cache.org/Features/DelayPools
Wondering if somebody can maybe explain how it rate limits downloads.
So I can understand it would be able to limit proxy to client traffic
as squid is the sender and can limit how it sends.
But if I want to limit speed from say microsoft.com to the
organisation how does it organise that.
My limited understanding is you make a request of the ms web servers
and then they send it as fast as they can.
The only way I can think of it happening is slowing the TCP ACK's. Or
does squid make request for partial ranges of files such as to fit in
the speed requirements.
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