Rob S rtshilston at
Mon Jan 4 14:47:17 CET 2010

Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> ]] ll 
> | Is there any manual about the command varnishtest ? I useing varnish
> | 2.0.4 edition .
> | and I want to have a script to test the backend whether the backend
> | server is normal .I know the varnish can test it ,and configure some
> | thing to change the backend when it test is I want to test it
> | and send a mail or some other log can be trace .
> It sounds more like you are looking for a monitoring solution like
> nagios than varnishtest.  Varnishtest is used for testing that varnish
> works correctly and prevent regressions.
You might want to look at earlier discussions about automatically 
monitoring the health of backends.  This was on the mailing list a few 
months ago - see


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