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How To Configure Snapt Cache

Basic Snapt Cache Setup


After you’ve installed the plugin, you can go to the Cache Dashboard. You will see that the Snapt Cache is not running. This is because you first need to configure the cache.

Step 1: Click on Cache. You’ll then be required to configure the Cache plugin


Should you not be able to continue with integration, you’ll first need to install “squid” on your system. screencapture-192-168-0-88-8080-snaptSquid-installer-1494931716599.png


Edit any paths that are different on your system

Step 2: Configuring the Cache Plugin. We will be making use of the wizard.Squid3.PNG


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Listening Options:
First you’ll be able to set your preferred listening IP’s and ports. Default is “All”IP-Port.PNG

This section allows you to set custom cache timeouts. Should you wish, you can change these settings according to your needs. You may leave this as default.
This section allows you to set or change Domain Options according to your needs. Please note that you are required to add DNS Nameservers, or you may use the “Use OpenDNS” button to populate the field.

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Engine Options:
This section will allow you to set custom limits for your cache. You may leave this as default and commit.

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Cache Directories:
The cache directories section allows you to create and set the location where cached content will be stored. Please ensure this directory has read+write permissions setCache_Directory.png

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Logging Options:
Under Logging Options, you’ll be able to set and configure various logging options based on your requirements.

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Error Pages:
This section of the wizard will allow you to setup your error pages. You may choose to use the existing pages or create your own. You can also change the logo to your own brand image.

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ACL Management:
Here you have the choice to let Snapt manage your ACL’s or choose advanced mode if you prefer to manage them yourself

After you’ve completed the wizard, you’ll be presented with the following screen below. If all of your settings are correct and displaying green you can click “Finished”


Starting Cache:
Now it’s time to start your cache engine by clicking on the “Start Cache” button as seen on the screenshot below.

The UI should report “Cache started successfully” if all is in orderSuccess.png

Updated on October 2, 2018

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