15.7 Exercises

  • Install and configure Squid as a surrogate on the same system where you run an HTTP server.

  • Make a few test requests with squidclient. Pay particular attention to the reply headers and notice how the requests appear in both access logs.

  • Try to poison your own surrogate with fake HTTP requests. It is probably easier with httpd_accel_single_host enabled.

  • Estimate the size of your origin server's document set. What percentage of the data can fit into 1 GB of memory or disk space?

    Appendix A. Config File Reference