redirect in varnish

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Wed Aug 6 16:29:03 CEST 2008

In message <25956.1218032881 at>, "Poul-Henning Kamp" writes:

>>PS: Another thing, the first backend seems to become the default one,
>>even though there is no backend called "default". Shouldn't it respond
>>with 503 Service Unavailable instead? I like to control what is default
>>and not.
>No, the first backend in the VCL is your default, no matter what it
>is called.

Actually, using the one named "default" as default is not a bad idea.

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