Squid-2.5.STABLE can not initiate SSL connections, only accept SSL

To initiate SSL connections you need the SSL update patch from
devel.squid-cache.org, or Squid-3.


On Fri, 6 Feb 2004, Kent, Mr. John (Contractor) wrote:

> Greetings,
> I am using Squid as a front-end accelerator on top of a server farm.
> Wanted to re-direct to an https enabled Apache Server.
> Squid is in a "DMZ" and talks to the server farm through a firewall.
> The Apache server was set up independently of Squid, by which I mean
> I created the keys and certificates for it only.
> It works fine when accessed directly.
> Per the FAQ, I rebuilt my Squid enabling ssl
> ./squid -v now gives =3D
> >Squid Cache: Version 2.5.STABLE4

> configure options: --prefix=3D/users/webuser/www_squid =
> --enable-storeio=3Ddiskd,ufs --enable-ssl --with-openssl=3D/usr/lib
> When the redirection occurs get the following error page from Squid:
> The requested URL could not be retrieved
> While trying to retrieve the URL: =
> =20
> The following error was encountered:=20
> * Unsupported Request Method and Protocol=20
> Squid does not support all request methods for all access protocols. For =
> example, you can not POST a Gopher request.=20
> Clicking on the "trying to retrieve" URL above works fine.
> Any suggestions?
> Obviously I'm missing a great deal here.
> If there is more information that I have failed to read, I accept all
> criticism, but would appreciate the link to
> the applicable reference.
> Thank you,
> John Kent
> Webmaster
> Naval Research Laboratory
> Monterey, CA
> http://www.nrlmry.navy.mil