Configuring the Squid service for HAProxy

3 July 2024

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Before completing the steps described in this section, make sure that the Squid service is installed and configured according to the instructions provided in Appendices 1 and 2.

To configure the Squid service for HAProxy:

  1. Change the settings of the Squid service. To do so, in the /etc/squid/squid.conf configuration file, in the icap_service directive, specify the IP address of the HAProxy server instead of 127.0.0.1:

    icap_service kwts_req reqmod_precache icap://<IP address of the server with HAProxy>:1344/av/reqmod

    icap_service kwts_res respmod_precache icap://<IP address of the server with HAProxy>:1344/av/respmod

  2. Restart the Squid service. To do so, execute the command:

    service squid restart

Configuration of the Squid service for HAProxy is now complete.

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