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Anyone know how to see the space on squid? I mean the cache space on the squid that is being used, like the available space and used space of the cache itself, thanks!

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Check squid cache configuration file for the size of squid cache.

Goto Terminal and type the following,

cat /etc/squid/squid.conf | grep ^cache_dir

cache_dir ufs /var/spool/squid 15000 16 256

Here 15000 is your squid cache directory size.

NOTE: Please note that the squid configuration file is squid.conf

If you want to know how much data is currently cached,then type the following in terminal

sudo du -sh /var/spool/squid

18M /var/spool/squid

So 18MB data is currently cached here.

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thanks very much for helping . its works , – santosamaru Nov 10 '10 at 5:53

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