[CentOS] squid cache question

Mon Oct 8 10:02:10 UTC 2012
John Doe <jdmls at yahoo.com>

From: ankush grover <ankushcentos at gmail.com>

>  We are trying to cache some files from apple.com like .dmg, .pkg,
>  .ipa etc.. so that local clients can fetch the data from the cache.
>  The problem we are facing is that we have download restrictions for
>  every client to 25 MB during work hours except for a particular client.
>  Now when this exception client downloads the files from apple.com it
>  gets downloaded from the site and gets stored in the cache but as
>  the download restrictions are for 25MB the files which are even in
>  cache with size more than 25MB are not accessed by the other clients, if
>  we remove download restriction for that client then the software
>  gets downloaded.

Not sure if I understand your goal but did you have a look at delay_pools?
You would not restrict by size but by bandwidth...