Varnish as web page cache for dynamic content

Kimmo Gläborg kimmo at
Wed Jun 20 15:56:26 CEST 2007

Sounds wonderful. Sorry my incompetence but, just so I get this right,
in our IIS environment we use an old style "burning" batch jobs that
burns out static html pages from an .asp site. Could external Varnish
boxes replace & include a similar functionality?

// kimmo

On 6/20/07, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at> wrote:
> In message <a226f3e20706200648r6c811065q330fa81990973d16 at>, "=?IS
> O-8859-1?Q?Kimmo_Gl=E4borg?=" writes:
> >Can varnish run on separate machines?
> Sure.
> >We wan't to place the future cache machine's between load balancer
> >and web front ends. We have two systems we would like to use same
> >caching boxes for; one unix based CMS and also one iis environment.
> >Is this doable?
> Absolutely.
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