Use this page to add Smoothwall to a Web Cache Communication Protocol (WCCP) cache engine cluster.
Navigation: WEB PROXY > Web proxy > WCCP.
|Manage Web Cache Communication Protocol (WCCP)|
|No WCCP||Turns off the WCCP.|
|WCCP version 1||Turns on WCCP version 1. Version 1 doesn't need authentication for caches to connect to the cluster, and only supports a single coordinating router.|
|WCCP router IP||The WCCP router’s IP address.|
|WCCP version 2||Turns on WCCP version 2. Version 2 can be more secure than version 1 because it supports authentication for caches to connect to the cluster, providing a level of protection against rogue proxies on the LAN. In addition, it supports multiple coordinating routers. Currently, WCCP version 2 only supports routers configured to use the hash assignment method and GRE for both the forwarding and return methods.|
|Password||The password needed to connect to the WCCP cluster. WCCP passwords can be a maximum of 8 characters.|
|Cache weight||A cache weight to provide a hint as to the proportion of traffic forwarded to this cache. Caches with high weights relative to other caches in the cluster will receive more redirected requests.|
|Device IP addresses||The IP addresses of one or more WCCP version 2 routers.|