[master] e3551ee Elaborate a bit on the addition of named -a addresses in 5.2.
geoff at uplex.de
Wed Sep 13 16:12:05 UTC 2017
Author: Geoff Simmons <geoff at uplex.de>
Date: Wed Sep 13 18:11:20 2017 +0200
Elaborate a bit on the addition of named -a addresses in 5.2.
diff --git a/doc/sphinx/whats-new/upgrading-5.2.rst b/doc/sphinx/whats-new/upgrading-5.2.rst
index ee281eb..c932fca 100644
@@ -167,9 +167,12 @@ Other changes
``vcl_path`` parameter if a relative file name is used, see
:ref:`varnishd(1)` and :ref:`ref_param_vcl_path`.
- * The ``-a`` option can now take a name, otherwise a default one
- is selected to name the listen address. It may become accessible
- in VCL in the future.
+ * The ``-a`` option can now take a name, for example ``-a
+ admin=127.0.0.1:88`` to identify an address used for
+ administrative requests but not regular client traffic. Otherwise,
+ a default name is selected for the listen address (``a0``, ``a1``
+ and so forth). Endpoint names appear in the log output, as noted
+ below, and may become accessible in VCL in the future.
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