Varnish timeout after 10 minutes

Rogério Schneider stockrt at
Fri Oct 9 15:16:09 CEST 2009

> I deployed varnish on a webserver that also runs PHP to serve larger
> files of up to about 1GB. NOTE, I am using the stock varnish shipped
> with Debian 5, which is varnish version 1.1.2.

We (everyone agrees, right?) recommend using a newer one :)

> Is there a time limit like this in newer versions of varnish? Is there
> a workaround I can use? It seems "pass"ing these requests doesn't
> help, but "pipe"ing them appears to help. Is there a better solution
> than hardcoding "pipe"s of all requests that could take more than 10
> minutes?

Take a look at the startup option: "send_timeout"

Rogério Schneider

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