Problems getting Varnish to cache certain things

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Fri Jun 12 23:42:39 CEST 2009

In message <41184. at>,
 "Darryl Dixon - Winterhouse Consulting" writes:
>Hi Anders,
>If you perform certain actions in vcl_hit, Varnish will mark the object as
>a 'hit for pass' which means that from then on it will always simply pass
>every matching request to the backend. A restart clears this. If I recall
>correctly, one of the triggers is using 'pass' inside vcl_hit or

Only pass in vcl_fetch will create a "hit for pass" object.

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