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Re: Apache with mod_proxy as caching proxy randomly fails

On Sun, 13 Jul 2003, Brian Dessent wrote:

> Hi.  I've been trying for some time now to get Apache working as a
> caching proxy.  I am finding that random requests fail, returning a HTTP
> 503 error to the caller (which happens to be another chained proxy, but
> that's not relevent here), with a corresponding line in the error log
> similar to :
> [Sun Jul 13 11:16:37 2003] [error] (13)Permission denied: proxy: error
> linking cache file /var/cache/apache/tmp003196 to
> /var/cache/apache/9/Q/VkKA5ubeqzho36CHKUug
> This usually seems to happen with images, but I've also seen it happen
> with .css stylesheets and also html pages, i.e. any request is
> susceptible.  It seems to happen when the client requests a page and
> explictly disallows caching, i.e. when I do Ctrl-F5 in internet
> exploder.

I assume your using 1.3.24-5? There are known problems in the proxy code and
wasn't stable "stable" until 1.3.2{5,6}. You might try a newer version...or
there's always squid. :-)


Elfyn McBratney, EMCB  |  |       |  wwwauth-users AT nongnu DOT org

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