Thanks very much Davinder, i have hit another slight hitch and cant find
the answer anywhere (think im going blind )

basicly the way we set it up is

NETWORK PC's (10.20.130.10 DHCP) to SQUID PROXY (10.3.181.45 - STATIC)
to WINDOWS PROXY (10.3.1.89 - STATIC)

they all have an internel ip address, each machine can "see" each other
but for some reason i cant get them to work, i have had a look at the
cache_peer directive that people have suggested previously but still no
luck.

also squid is running and then for some reason ending (no process ID),
this might be due to a error in the config or something similar but cant
see it, any insight would be welcomed

Thanks and regards with any help you may provide.

Chris Burton

>>> "Davinder Sachdeva" 02/02/04 10:38am >>>

Hiya Chris,

I faced the same problem
All you need to do is set a value for this parameter.
This can be simply resolved if u type the following line in squid.conf
and
resetart squid.

visible_hostname="Dracula"

You could substitute Dracula by another name whatsoever.

Happy Squiding,

Rgds,
Dev


----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Burton"
To:
Sent: Monday, February 02, 2004 3:48 PM
Subject: [squid-users] Slight problem


> Hi All,
>
> (im trying to put a squid proxy between our students and a windows

2000
> proxy, there is a reason apparently just not been told why)
>
> i have a slight problem you might beable to help me with.
>
> i have just installed squid onto our redhat server and when i run

the
> squid executible from /usr/local/squid/sbin/squid i get the

following
> error
>
> FATAL: Could not determine fully qualified hostname. Please set
> 'visible_hostname'
>
> Squid Cache (Version 2.5.STABLE4): Terminated abnormally.
> CPU Usage: 0.000 seconds = 0.000 user + 0.000 sys
> Maximum Resident Size: 0 KB
> Page faults with physical i/o: 254
> Aborted
>
> dunno whats going on, i have changed the visivle_hostname bit to our
> domain but im still getting the same problem.
>
> any suggestions are greatly welcomed
>
> Regards
>
> Chris Burton
> Linux Admin
>
>
> --
> Chris Burton
> IT Services
>
>
>
>
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