Varnish - ReProxy

Ask Bjørn Hansen ask at
Thu Nov 8 07:51:26 CET 2007

On Oct 29, 2007, at 0:42, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

>> Can Varnish ReProxing like perlbal? Or is there any reproxy module  
>> for
>> varnish ?
> It would be trivial to implement in VCL, but I'm not usre I see the
> point in bothering an "expensive" backend, just to learn from it that
> a cheaper one should be asked instead.  I would direct the requests
> to the cheap server right away in VCL.

The "expensive" backend might be doing access checks for example ("did  
you really buy this content you are asking for").

  - ask

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