Conditional GETs

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Thu Jul 26 10:17:51 CEST 2007

Ricardo Newbery <ric at> writes:
> I assume Varnish supports ETags and conditional GETs "If-Modified-
> Since" (IMS) and "If-None-Match" (INM)?

Varnish supports IMS but does not know about ETags or INM.

> Do the Cache-Control headers moderating conditional requests ("must-
> revalidate", "proxy-revalidate", and "no-cache") modify this
> heuristic?

In its default configuration, Varnish ignores Cache-Control directives
from clients.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav
Senior Software Developer
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