[Varnish] #1165: the authentication problem with varnish healthy check probe

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Fri Jul 20 11:25:14 CEST 2012

#1165: the authentication problem with varnish healthy check probe
 Reporter:  bitwind                |       Owner:  martin
     Type:  defect                 |      Status:  closed
 Priority:  high                   |   Milestone:
Component:  build                  |     Version:  2.1.4
 Severity:  normal                 |  Resolution:  invalid
 Keywords:  authentication  probe  |
Changes (by martin):

 * status:  new => closed
 * resolution:   => invalid


 This can be achieved by giving the complete HTTP request to the probe.
 Look at the .request attribute on the page https://www.varnish-
 cache.org/docs/3.0/reference/vcl.html#backend-probes and more thoroughly
 explained here https://www.varnish-cache.org/trac/wiki/BackendPolling

 You will then add a Auth-header with the prepared combined username and
 password Base64 -encoded. Look up HTTP basic auth.

 Note that this is not a bug in Varnish, and the varnish-misc mailing list
 or the #varnish IRC channel is the place to get help configuring your


Ticket URL: <https://www.varnish-cache.org/trac/ticket/1165#comment:2>
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