Will this work for named hosts configuration on Apache?

Also could you send me an example redirection script?

Or give can you give me an example of it's output?

For 1. do you mean the external ip to the Squid box? Or do I need to create a
DNS entry the same as the hosts file on the dns server?

> 1. Configured DNS to resolve all internal server's names to squid.
> 2. On squid, populated these names in /etc/hosts with private IP
> addresses of the servers. (so that when squid fetch a page it is fetched
> from private network)


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Kind Regards,

Dan


Quoting Sunil S :

> If you are trying to use a version of squid < 3.0, look for the
> following directives in squid.conf
> 1. httpd_accel_host virtual
> 2. redirect_program /path/to/redirector_program
> 3. httpd_accel_single_host off
>
> Accelerator will work with single or multiple internal server.
> Redirector programs are not part of squid distribution, You can write
> them yourself very easily with perl.
>
> What I have done for such a requirement are:
>
> 1. Configured DNS to resolve all internal server's names to squid.
> 2. On squid, populated these names in /etc/hosts with private IP
> addresses of the servers. (so that when squid fetch a page it is fetched
> from private network)
> 3. Added route to linux box running squid to reach the internal web
> servers ( because squid box had its default route to internet)
> 4. Used a redirector program to re-write requests in case the internal
> servers did nt have an FQDN.
>
> Regards
>
> Sunil
> >>> Daniel Czarnecki 04/17/04 07:52AM >>>

> Hi Guys,
>
> I am trying to get Squid to act as an http accelerator for a number of
> virtual domains residing on an internal Apache server. They are all
> named based. Is their a way to configure Squid to accelerate such a
> configuration?
>
> If their is can someone outline how to get it working?
>
> Also is it possible to have a single Squid accelerate the traffic for
> a
> set of domains residing on separate internal web servers?
>
> Thank you in advanced.
>
> Also is their a better alternative to squid?
>
> Kind Regards,
>
> Daniel Czarnecki
>
>