A method and apparatus for providing mirrored site administrators with the number of hits from a proxy's document cache and for dispatching document requests in a proxy to more efficiently allocate the document cache space within the proxy are provided. A proxy includes a document cache storing recently requested documents. The proxy is coupled to a client and to a remote server. The proxy maintains information regarding requests from the client that are serviced from the proxy's document cache such as the Uniform Resource Locator (URL) of the requested document and the number of cached responses. This information is provided by the proxy to a remote site administrator. In this manner, remote site administrators can more accurately track total hits.