Failure cenarios?

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Tue Jul 3 11:27:00 CEST 2007

Gaute Amundsen <gaute at> writes:
> Now the question is, how do I best detect if varnsih should have a
> problem?  Would it be reasonably reliable to just chek if the pid from
> /var/run/ is running, do I need to fetch a page, or is
> there some better way?

I would recommend retrieving a page (or a set of pages).  Simply
checking the pid won't help you if Varnish has gone off into la-la land,
or been SIGSTOPped or something.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav
Senior Software Developer
Linpro AS -

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