Name

announce_host

Synopsis

This is the host setup to receive Squid’s announcement messages. The default value, tracker.ircache.net is the only server I know about. You can search the tracker.ircache.net database by visiting http://www.ircache.net/Tracker/.

Note that if you set cache_mgr, your email address may be available to random people. On more than one occasion I have seen commercial caching vendors target Squid users by collecting their email addresses from this database.

Syntax

announce_host hostname

Default

announce_host tracker.ircache.net

Example

announce_host some.host.name

Related

announce_period, announce_file, announce_port

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