varnishlog not behaving as expected (by me)

Kristian Lyngstol kristian at
Mon Jan 25 14:26:26 CET 2010

On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 11:24:07AM +0000, Alex Hooper wrote:
> I'm having a bit of trouble using varnishlog. I am using:
>   /usr/local/bin/varnishlog -o RxURL "^wp-admin$"

All your urls start with /, so that will never match. Try "^/wp-admin" and
you should have better luck.


> '/usr/local/bin/varnishlog' -i RxURL  shows me the requests coming in.
> '/usr/local/bin/varnishlog -i RxURL|grep wp-admin' shows that there are
> generally no requests for wp-admin.

Use the above approach instead. And how much traffic do you have? When you
pipe it (for instance to grep), varnishlog will be buffered.

Kristian Lyngstøl
Redpill Linpro AS
Mob: +47 99014497
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