Backend connections not attempted -- definition

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Thu Aug 12 11:05:25 CEST 2010

In message <4C63B57D.5070405 at>, Alex Hooper writes:

>Would someone mind explaining what "Backend connections not attempted" means?
>(Or point me at a good explanation; I don't seem to be able to find one).

It means that the backend was unhealthy and we did not even try to
contact it.

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