Dependance (or better non-dependance) on the Origin

Max Clark max.clark at
Wed Apr 23 19:25:37 CEST 2008


With other reverse proxy caches we constantly see issues where the
proxy is dependent on the Origin - even if the requested object is in
the cache if the Origin is not available the proxy will not respond to

How does Varnish handle the connections to the Origin? Is it possible
to have Varnish serve requests if the Origin is down?


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