[squid-users] icap result caching in squid

Darren Breeze darren at ksn-systems.com
Tue Dec 3 17:05:36 UTC 2019

Hi Amos

The Icap service is doing redirects based on client permissions (that may change). What I am doing is just setting the Expires value in the RESP_MOD response when I return a 307 redirect so I can control how long the caches (both Squid and the browser) hang on to it.

Darren B.

On Tue, Dec 3, 2019, at 6:17 PM, Amos Jeffries wrote:
> On 3/12/19 12:17 pm, Darren Breeze wrote:
> > Thanks Alex.
> > 
> > That has given me the perspective I need.
> > 
> > I can modulate the response header Expires value via icap to get the job done when squid goes to cache it.
> > 
> Why are you needing to do this at all?
> NP: please be aware that the changes you make to the HTTP headers affect
> *all* downstream caches, no just your Squid.
> Amos
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