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Steps to configure WCCP

I want to configure Web cache communication protocol (WCCP) on our 1720 router - IOS version is 12.2(6a). What steps should I take?
You have some tasks to perform but before doing that check if you have at least IP plus feature set. If you have that ideally you need only one command to enable it but there are some additional optional commands also which you can set to further tweak your configuration.


  • Specifying a Version of WCCP – "ip wccp version"
  • Configuring a Service Group "ip wccp {web-cache | service-number}"


  • Excluding Traffic on a Specific Interface from Redirection "ip wccp redirect exclude in"
  • Setting a Password for a Router and Cache Engines "ip wccp web-cache password"

    Besides these two you can also configure multicast group and access-list for wccp on your router.

  • This was last published in August 2003

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