Preloading Cached Contents into Varnish?

Joe Chen joec1502 at
Mon Jun 14 22:41:23 CEST 2010

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 1:35 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at>wrote:

> Chen writes:
> >>> Why not just implement a simple HTTP client script to walk the list of
> >>> URL's you want to load on some suitable interval? This way you don't
> need
> >>> any code modifications.
> This actually is the canonical answer: adding a lot of code to
> Varnish to do what a few lines of script can do, would not make much
> sense.
> Again, It would have worked for me if I could decide what sources are to
pull by a script.  The fact is that I cannot initiate a pull, all has to be
pushed in by multicast to reduce the traffic loads (there will be many many
platforms running Varnish to receive the same pushed in cached contents).
 So I cannot pull them by a script.

Thanks for your answering me,

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