Squid cache probelm

Posted on 2004-09-09
Last Modified: 2008-03-04
I've been working with Squid for 2 weeks now trying to get it up and running.  For a long time I couldn't get it to cache my webpages, but I think it is now.  How do I tell for sure?

I'm also trying to get the web interface to work.  The directions said to put cachemgr.cgi into the cgi-bin of apache.  I can access the page, but it won't let me log in...any ideas?

Question by:chaok
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Author Comment

ID: 12018734
well i got the web part working

Expert Comment

ID: 12020436
Take a look at the log files check out


If its installed you can get some statistics from calimaris /var/log/squid/access.log

Expert Comment

ID: 12020450
Oh did you set up the acl's for cachemanger in squid.conf?

Author Comment

ID: 12023463
ok, i have it running i believe.  I'm running it so i can watch what is going on is a few thigns its saying

2004/09/09 22:09:18| CACHEMGR: <unknown>@ requesting 'menu'
2004/09/09 22:09:18| CACHEMGR: <unknown>@ requesting 'menu'
2004/09/09 22:09:19| CACHEMGR: <unknown>@ requesting 'menu'
2004/09/09 22:09:30| CACHEMGR: <unknown>@ requesting 'objects'

That seems good.

What do I need to look for in the cache.log?

Here is  abit from my access./frame.swf? - DIRECT/ application/x-shockwave-flash
1094785826.114    205 TCP_MISS/200 251 GET - DIRECT/ image/gif
1094785826.122    187 TCP_MISS/200 1099 GET - DIRECT/ image/gif
1094785826.211    215 TCP_MISS/200 1150 GET - DIRECT/ image/gif
1094785826.343    414 TCP_MISS/200 1661 GET - DIRECT/ text/html
1094785826.369    245 TCP_MISS/200 19479 GET - DIRECT/ application/x-shockwave-flash
1094785826.370    159 TCP_MISS/200 463 GET - DIRECT/ application/x-shockwave-flash
1094785826.412    297 TCP_MISS/200 339 GET - DIRECT/ text/html
1094785894.224   2578 TCP_MISS/200 3989 GET - DIRECT/ text/html

Does that look normal?

Also in my web cache manager when I look under all Cache Objects...its all pictures, no html pages why is that?
 KEY D263B400A9AED6E9442F915D527A7BEC
      GET http://squid:3128/squid-internal-static/icons/anthony-script.gif
      LV:1094785914 LU:1094785914 LM:1093910577 EX:-1      
      0 locks, 0 clients, 0 refs
      Swap Dir -1, File 0XFFFFFFFF
      inmem_lo: 0
      inmem_hi: 379
      swapout: 0 bytes queued

KEY B3A43AB124CD1A4CC0B96671EFB06CC8
      GET http://squid:3128/squid-internal-static/icons/anthony-unknown.gif
      LV:1094785914 LU:1094785914 LM:1093910577 EX:-1      
      0 locks, 0 clients, 0 refs
      Swap Dir -1, File 0XFFFFFFFF
      inmem_lo: 0
      inmem_hi: 387
      swapout: 0 bytes queued

KEY CAC574313811A75B44E12173CD5BF424
      GET cache_object://localhost/objects
      LV:-1        LU:1094786029 LM:-1        EX:1094786029
      2 locks, 1 clients, 1 refs
      Swap Dir -1, File 0XFFFFFFFF
      inmem_lo: 0
      inmem_hi: 1591
      swapout: 0 bytes queued
      Client #0, 0x8f54d00
            copy_offset: 1286
            seen_offset: 1286
            copy_size: 4096

Thanks for any help

Accepted Solution

paranoidcookie earned 125 total points
ID: 12024409
Looks like its running fine, have you set minimum object sizes? If so the html might be too small to cache.

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