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Offline fun

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FATAL: visible hostname not set ! Squid problem
« on: July 26, 2004, 06:35:37 PM »
my squid server is not working, it keeps telling me

FATAL: visible hostname not set

please how can i solve this problem
thanks
dav

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FATAL: visible hostname not set ! Squid problem
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2004, 01:35:52 PM »
Quote from: "fun"
my squid server is not working, it keeps telling me

FATAL: visible hostname not set

please how can i solve this problem
thanks
dav

Inside your  squid.conf file you need to set the 'visible_hostname' option.If your hostname is 'squidbox' then.

visible_hostname squidbox

Remember not toleave a 'space' before the begining of line .

if the problem persists,run squid in debug mode and post the errors you get here.

$ squid -d 4



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