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Old 05-24-2008, 03:08 AM   #1
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Post Squid service starting problem

Hello dear
pls help me
in RHEL 5.0 squid service starting problem
error msg below

squid failed. The error was: init_cache_dir /var/spool/squid... /etc/init.d/squid: line 54: 3877 Aborted $SQUID -z -F -D >>/var/log/squid/squid.out 2>&1
Starting squid: /etc/init.d/squid: line 53: 3878 Aborted $SQUID $SQUID_OPTS >>/var/log/squid/squid.out 2>&1

Squid log file msg is
FATAL: Could not determine fully qualified hostname. Please set 'visible_hostname'

pls help me

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Old 05-24-2008, 03:09 AM   #2
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Old 05-24-2008, 12:33 PM   #3
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You need to edit the /etc/squid.conf and set the
"visible_hostname" directive to your systems ""
Old 07-02-2010, 02:59 AM   #4
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Thumbs up for squid configuration..........

kindly take a look at ur /etc/resolv.conf file if u r using DNS(bind*) service.
check that search

i'm good


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