squid config changes

Since we launched the eZ Components almost two years ago we've been using squid to accelerate our PEAR channel server . Until today that never caused any problems. As part of normal routines I updated all the Debian packages on this machine and with that came now a new version of Squid. Unfortunately, this new Squid (2.6) doesn't accept the old syntax (for Squid 2.5) for HTTP acceleration mode anymore and things stopped working. After some digging I found out that:

httpd_accel_port 8080
httpd_accel_single_host on
httpd_accel_uses_host_header on

should now be:

http_port 80 defaultsite=components.ez.no
cache_peer parent 8080 0 no-query originserver
acl oursites dstdomain components.ez.no
http_access allow oursites

Now it all works fine again.


That's the reason I only use stable branch ;)

Have you tried Varnish instead of squid?

No, I did not. Squid is doing its job well enough so I didn't spend time trying to learn Varnish. Maybe some time :-)

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