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Squid Proxy Server – Error : ‘visible_hostname’

Squid Proxy Server - Error : 'visible_hostname'

[root@server ~]# service squid restart
squid is stopped
FATAL: Could not determine fully qualified hostname. Please set 'visible_hostname'
Squid Cache (Version 2.5.STABLE5): Terminated abnormally.
---output truncated--

This can be fixed by setting the visible_hostname directive in /etc/squid/squid.conf :


Now restart squid:

root@server ~]# service squid restart 

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