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O'Reilly Network: Deploying Squid, (Part 2 of 2)

Mar 11, 2000, 16:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jeff Dean)

"This is the second article in a two-part technical tutorial on the deployment of the Squid web proxy cache. In last month's article, we discussed the basics of web caching, compiled Squid from source code, and tested a basic configuration. This month, we'll add some automation and a sibling cache server to our configuration."

"Squid comes with a rudimentary "manager" application. It is a CGI program that produces interesting up-to-the-minute statistics on the current Squid process. To use CacheManager, you'll need to have a web server installed somewhere on your network. Apache running locally on the Squid server will be used as the example here. First, we'll add a new cgi-bin directory in the Squid hierarchy, place a copy of the CacheManager application in it, and change the ownership of the directory and file...."

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