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Old 08-02-2006, 07:13 AM   #1
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Squid / Apache as caching server for remote xml feeds

Hi all,

I am trying to use Squid to cache xml feeds from an external domain (outside of my network). I want this to be used by internal scripts, not specifically by users. So currently i have Squid intercepting traffic on port 8081 which then passes requests off to apache and caches anything cacheable. This is fine for caching local files (if a little pointless) but what i actually want to do is alias my apache server to actually call the external domain.

So requests to:

should really call (and cache):

I've tried using jesred as Squid's redirector program, but that only seems able to redirect internally.

If anyone's got any ideas i'd be very grateful!



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