Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Thu May 1 23:21:42 CEST 2008

Previously Ricardo Newbery wrote:
> Just poking around the tracker and I noticed some activity on the  
> example plone vcl.  http://varnish.projects.linpro.no/changeset/2634
> Just thought I would chime in that the example has issues.
> First of all, it's unnecessary to filter cookie-authenticated requests  
> as authenticated responses are already set with a past date Expires  
> (although you need to set a default_ttl of zero seconds, http://varnish.projects.linpro.no/ticket/236) 

Actually that is not true. It holds for document, but a quick test shows
it does not for images.

> .  With CacheFu installed, the default policy gives authenticated  
> responses a max-age=0.  However, some authenticated responses are  
> deliberately cached -- mostly images, javascript and css files.  The  
> rule in the example vcl defeats this strategy.

Nitpick: technically you install CacheSetup, not Cachefu. CacheFu is a
bundling of which including CacheSetup.

A default plone.vcl should also work reasonably for sites without
CacheSetup installed.


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