🔗 Squid Web Cache FAQ
🔗 Installation and Use
- Binary Packages for Squid
- Compiling Squid
- Configuring Squid
- Configuring web browsers to use squid
- How big of a system do I need to run Squid?
- Installing Squid
- common security pitfalls
🔗 Modes of operation
- Explicit Proxy (or Forward Proxy) is the basic mode, upon which everything else is built.
- Offline or aggressive mode: serving up stale data with minimal network usage
- ESI processor (or ESI surrogate): Assembling web pages. This is a sub-type of accelerator mode which since Squid-3.3 is enabled automatically and cannot be used with other modes
🔗 Running squid
- Access Controls in Squid
- Adding a Cache Dir
- Cache Digests
- Caching Windows Updates
- Clearing the Cache contents
- Content Adaptation
- How do I force caching of ChromeOS Updates?
- How do I make Windows Updates cache?
- Interception Caching
- Operating Squid
- Reverse Proxy Mode
- Squid Log Files
- The cache manager
- Using RAID with Squid cache directories
- OS-specific special cases
- Sending Bug Reports to the Squid Team
- Squid configuration: Order Is Important!
- What is the meaning of a Zero Sized Reply?
- What to do when Squid misbehaves
- What to do when there are way too many cache misses
- the KnowledgeBase Covers how things are supposed to work and what to look out for. It includes specific help guides for supported operating systems.
- ConfigExamples: Gives detailed configurations in case you have missed something
🔗 Performance Tuning
- How Squid uses memory
- Profiling Squid Servers
- System-specific optimizations
- Using multiple upstream providers
🔗 Squid features
See Features for a run down of Squid’s main features