Are ESI requests limited to originating backend?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Wed Jul 14 10:22:27 CEST 2010

In message <AANLkTikHlrj2eTQbgXM5Gzn8t9KTilBLHq3463zZ8Ue8 at>, Lars
 Kellogg-Stedman writes:
>Is there any way to explicitly distinguish between an ESI request and
>a request from an outside client?

No easy way.

But you can set set a "magic" hostname you can recognize and de-magic
in vcl_recv.


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