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With these lines added, the requests do appear to be directed to the parent proxy and the authentication window for the parent pops up. When the username and password are entered and OK is clicked, the authentication window pops up again. The user never gets past the authentication request.
If I remove the 3 lines above, the local caching server works OK, without forwarding to the authenticating parent. Also, if I direct client requests directly to the authenticating parent, without using the local cache, user's authentication details are accepted.
Why won't the authentication details be accepted when requests go through the local caching proxy?