How to load squid was Re:localhost

jim barnes mail.list.mail at
Sun Feb 10 21:17:21 UTC 2008

On Sunday 10 February 2008 13:51:45 Karl Larsen wrote:
> jim barnes wrote:
> > On Sunday 10 February 2008 09:44:07 Karl Larsen wrote:
> >>     I am using /etc/squid.conf to control squid. This is how it should
> >> be. You do not need a thing to control it but an editor.
> >
> > Not true, you need some common sense also!
> > Read squid.conf, edit TAG: visible_hostname, and get on with it.
>     I have done many things to that tag. Is it asking too much for you
> to give a hint as to what I should do besides un-commenting it?
>     Bet you can't :-)

It would help if you posted what you tried, and the resulting error messages.

Barring that, I would suggest:

visible_hostname karl-desktop.mydomain

Just as I typed it.

Note you dont need to uncomment it, as there is no default...
Matters not to the parser where in squid.conf it is located, but for humans, 
it's convenient  to have it under TAG: visible_hostname or at the end of the 
Jim Barnes
Certainly the game is rigged. Don't let that stop you; 
if you don't bet, you can't win.            -Lazarus Long 
Linux 2.6.20-16-generic

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