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OPTIONS FOR THE CACHE REGISTRATION SERVICE

This section contains parameters for the (optional) cache announcement service. This service is provided to help cache administrators locate one another in order to join or create cache hierarchies.

An 'announcement' message is sent (via UDP) to the registration service by Squid. By default, the announcement message is NOT SENT unless you enable it with 'announce_period' below.

The announcement message includes your hostname, plus the following information from this configuration file:

http_port
icp_port
cache_mgr

All current information is processed regularly and made available on the Web at http://ircache.nlanr.net/Cache/Tracker/


Tag Name

announce_period

Usage

announce_period time units

Description

This is how frequently to send cache announcements. To enable announcing your cache, enable this tag

Default

The default is `0' which disables sending the announcement messages.
announce_period 0

Example

To send cache announcements every day use this line
announce_period 1 day

Caution

-


Tag Name

announce_host
announce_port

Usage

announce_host hostname
announce_port port

Description

announce_host and announce_port set the hostname and port number where the registration message will be sent

Default

Hostname will default to 'tracker.ircache.net' and port will default to 3131.
announce_host tracker.ircache.net
announce_port 3131

Example

announce_host cache.kovaiteam.com
announce_port 3131

Caution

-


Tag Name

announce_file

Usage

announce_file filename

Description

If the 'filename' argument is given, the contents of that file will be included in the announce message. See also announce_host and announce_port

Default

none

Example

-

Caution

-