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How to clear cache on Squid 2.6 Web Proxy running on Windows 2003 Server

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Our office is running a Windows 2003 Server with Squid NT 2.6 as as web proxy, the cache directory has now reached 7Gb and find that the internet connection is a bit unstable. How does one clear / flush the cache on Squid 2.6. I have tried to manually delete the contents of the cache directory, but it stopped working alltogether so had to restore them for now. Any help would be much appreciated.
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Quite urgent
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by:abolinhas
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Hi,

Go to your cache directory and clean the content of access.log, but be careful,
do not delete this file, only the content.

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Stop the Squid, manually remove the contents of the cache directory, then run squid -z in order to re-create directory structure, then run squid again.

You may also want to tune cache_dir config parameter to decrease cache size.
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Thanks Avi000, got it sorted with your help! Thanks again

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