Fwd: Varnish - ReProxy

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Oct 29 08:42:31 CET 2007

In message <9b7e7b4f0710290036t13e7ff4ds61605f2664a29787 at mail.gmail.com>, "some
body nobody" writes:

>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.

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