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From Farkas H <>
Subject Tomcat and Squid
Date Wed, 29 Aug 2012 15:08:30 GMT
Hi everyone,

I'm checking caching possibilities.
Setup: Users send requests via http-post with embedded http-get
requests to a Tomcat web server. I don't want to touch this for the

Tomcat sends the embedded http-get requests to remote servers,
receives the requested data, processes the data and returns the
I want to cache the data of the remote servers with Squid Proxy.
I think it's necessary to redirect the http-get requests from Tomcat to Squid.
I would say Squid should be behind Tomcat and not in front of it like
a reverse proxy
... but I'm not a specialist.

Could this work?
If so, is it a good idea to redirect the Tomcat http-get requests to Squid? How?
I gratefully appreciate any advice.


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