On Tue, 20 Jan 2004, novelit wrote:

> Hi
> I'm using squid v2.4 and iptables v1.2.6a-2 together,
> Everthing works ou fine, but sometimes, my squid crashes.
> When i check my /var/log/messages, i get the following messages.
> Jan 19 08:04:38 novelrh (squid): Too many queued authenticator requests

This is a problem.

> Jan 19 08:20:27 novelrh (squid): Cannot open HTTP Port

This too.

More information on both is found in cache.log.

Maybe your iptables ruleset is too strict, and is denying Squid to talk to
it's helpers or the helpers to talk to whatever user database you are