Squid log error

If your squid proxy stops working, and size of the logs is not critical (see my older posts, 2G is the limit), and you have something like this in your /var/log/messages :
Oct 10 10:41:43 proksi squid[7051]: Squid Parent: child process 7063 started
Oct 10 10:41:43 proksi (squid): The redirector helpers are crashing too rapidly, need help!
Oct 10 10:41:43 proksi squid[7051]: Squid Parent: child process 7063 exited due to signal 6

It usually means that there is a problem with redirector program (in m y case that is SquidGuard), and that it should be (at least temporarily) turned off.
Turing off is done in /etc/squid/squid.conf, line :
redirect_program /usr/local/bin/squidGuard
This line should be commented out (#redirect_program /usr/local/bin/squidGuard) and Squid restarted…

Than check the size of SquidGuard logs, which are in : /usr/local/squidGuard/log
If hey are near, or have passed the critical limit of 2G, copy them, and null them.

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