[squid-users] WARNING: DNS lookup for 'example.com' failed!

Amos Jeffries squid3 at treenet.co.nz
Fri Sep 29 15:56:59 UTC 2017

On 30/09/17 04:32, chiasa.men wrote:
> I have to restart squid after each reboot to get it working. I think that is
> because squid starts before systemd has started the network and so the dns
> lookups fail:
> journalctl says:
> "squid.service: Unit cannot be reloaded because it is inactive."

So systemd thinks Squid is disabled.

> cache.log contains:
> "WARNING: DNS lookup for 'example.com' failed!"
> The problems seems to be the squid.service file which I took from ubuntus
> squid package:

Nod, quite probably. Squid-3 does not support systemd.

The gory details of that are outlined in:


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