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Re: WCCP talk..
At 11:04 AM 11/10/98 -0500, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote: >> i believe WCCP is more a heartbeat mechanism - the router will age WCCP >> 'hello' packets and expire them. presumably if it doesn't hear one of the >> cache engines 'check in', it'll stop forwarding traffic to it. > >Your missing what I said. What if the cache continues sending WCCP >packets, but the cache itself has died? i don't think i am -- i would assume that the cache design would perform suitable sanity checks prior to sending out a heartbeat. if the design is sound, the cache would not be capable of sending out WCCP packets if it has 'died' in some way. cheers, lincoln.