Reload Squid Proxy Server Without Restarting Squid Daemon

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I made some changes to the /etc/squid/squid.conf file and issued the command /sbin/service squid restart. However, this command takes way too much time to restart the server. How do I tell squid to just reread the config file and apply new changes under Linux operating systems?

mod_extforward: Lighttpd Log Clients Real IP Behind Reverse Proxy / Load Balancer

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I‘ve setup 5 lighttpd web servers behind Nginx based reverse proxy / load balancer to distribute load for busy e-commerce website. However, all web server nodes putting my load balncers two IP address in access log file. How do I force lighttpd to log a real IP (public IP) address of all client computers visiting our website?

Squid Proxy Hide System’s Real IP Address

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My squid proxy server is displaying system’s real IP address. I’ve a corporate password protected squid proxy server located at 202.54.1.2. My clients work from home or offices via A/DSL / cable connections. Squid should hide all system’s IP address, but it is forwarding and displaying the system’s (client computers internal) IP address. How do I configure squid to hide client’s real IP address?