A couple of simple questions...

C. Handel fragfutter at gmail.com
Mon Jun 30 20:40:53 CEST 2008

On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 8:36 PM, Skye Poier Nott <skye at f4.ca> wrote:
> (Whoops, meant to send this to the list)
>> | 3. When I want to use Varnish in a WAN transparent accelerator mode,
>> | if I don't specify any "backend default" is the default to fetch the
>> | document from the hostname in the URL?
>> You have to define a default backend.
> Hmm, OK.  Is the scenario I describe above even possible with
> Varnish?  Can you build a dynamic backend at vcl_recv() time out of
> req.http.host or something like that?

What you are describing is a classic Proxy (->Squid).
Varnish is used as accelerator for a given Plattform.


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