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SQUID with multiple gateways

Posted on 2003-12-09
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Our network will soon have 2 ADSL links to the internet. I would like to be able to configure SQUID to use both of these to load-share.

I assume the answer lies in the cache_peer configuration, though I'd like to get sonfirmation that this is going to work. UNtil the second ADSL is installed I can't think of an easy way to test this (and by then it's a bit late to find out it won's work :-)

Q: what are the magic lines?
something like:
      cache_peer adsl1.isp parent 555 555 round-robin no-icmp no-digest weight=2 default
      cache_peer adsl2.isp parent 555 555 round-robin no-icmp no-digest weight=3

Q: what happens if the ADSL reconnects and the GW changes? SQUID restarts take a bit long, can I use a fake address in /etc/hosts?
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asbharadwaj earned 250 total points
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Hi
What you have written is right though there might be more options that need to be
added depending on your requirement
For a complete list and explanation of all the available configuration directives,
refer the squid configuration manual at http://squid.visolve.com/
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by:sprinkmeier
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asbharadwaj,

sorry this took so long, the project was shelved and is now likley to be canned anyway.

The ref you gave me looks good. Should come in handy if the project is resurected.
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