On Mon, 2 Feb 2004, Max Wichern wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a situation in which one cache (polaris) should use another
> (thallium) to get http from an internet site
> (http://albertheijn.helptu.nl). Basically it all works fine, it's just
> that it takes a long time to show any page from this site. And I found
> out the time is exactly equal to whatever I set as the "connect_timeout"
> setting in the first cache (polaris).

You need to tell the first cache that it must not go direct for the site
in question.

See the never_direct directive.