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[DeleGate-En] Re: Error messages form delegate ?
12 Oct 2000 14:19:00 GMT (Yutaka Sato)

In message <_A900@delegate-en.ML_>
on 10/11/00(21:19:46)
you "MARCON Michel, CETU/SG/Informatique" <>
 |I use delegate6-1.18 HTTP only on a Linux server with an "ancestor" proxy
 |which runs Squid.
 |So I have the variable PROXY="*" on my  command line.
 |Works OK
 |But when I mistype a site name (say for example), I
 |receive back a message from the Squid proxy,  not from my Delegate proxy.
 |Is-it OK ?
 |If not, how could I correct this situation ??

I think it is a reasonable default because the proxy which knows
whether or not a given destination server is correctly named and
reachable is the last proxy which really make connection to the

If you need to let a intermediate proxy-DeleGate check and stop
forwarding a request about unknown host to an upstream proxy,
exclude ("!") unknown host ("?") from the destination host list
like this:


or simply:


Yutaka Sato <>   @ @ 
Computer Science Division, Electrotechnical Laboratory      ( - )
1-1-4 Umezono, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8568 Japan            _<   >_

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