[squid-users] On using Parent Proxies

senor frio_cervesa at hotmail.com
Sun Feb 19 21:54:13 UTC 2017

Side note...
no_cache is not flagged as an error in 3.5.24.
If it is misconfigured you will get a notice though. It seems to be
treated as a legit alias.


On 2/7/2017 20:40, Amos Jeffries wrote:
> On 8/02/2017 12:50 a.m., Jude Karuhanga wrote:
>> Hello there,
>> Thanks for the reply. There seem to be no errors in the file (there
>> are none returned by "squid -k parse"). The service seems to be
>> working, especially after I included the external network on the
>> ACLs.
> Then your Squid needs an upgrade. The config file indicates it is for
> 3.5.20. But Squid-3 '-k parse' will absolutely complain when obsolete
> Squid-2 directives are passed to them. Your config file contains at
> least 3 such obsolete directives (no_cache).
> It also uses QUERY ACL before defining what QUERY is.
>> I was looking for a schematic explanation on how to configure my
>> network to effectively distribute traffic. I attach a scheme of the
>> setup (one central Server and two Gateways connected to Routers).
> Please define "effectively distribute" ?
> You asked how to do "load balancing". The URL I referenced already
> covers all the ways Squid can load balance. *Which* one is "effective"
> depends on what you want to happen.
> Your config file shows someone halfway through testing whether a
> particular client->squid->proxy->Internet pathway works. Which is fine,
> actually a good way to go about the change. One step at a time.
> For info on the pieces needed for creating cache hierarchies see the top
> two sections of <http://wiki.squid-cache.org/Features/CacheHierarchy>.
> Amos
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