CLI communication error (hdr) on vcl.discard

Gerhard Schmidt schmidt at
Mon Jun 7 10:34:16 CEST 2010


I'm in the process of migrating auch website from squid to varnish as reverse
proxy. I use a system to dynamicaly add and remove backends. This system
creates new configs via vcl.inline. Works fine so far. but new configs are
created some times in 10 sec intervals. So the config list gets quite crowded
quite soon.

When i try to delete old configs via vcl.discard I get an "CLI communication
error (hdr)"

here is an example cli session

 telnet localhost 6082
Connected to localhost.
Escape character is '^]'.
200 154
Varnish HTTP accelerator CLI.
Type 'help' for command list.
Type 'quit' to close CLI session.

200 228
available       0 boot
available       0 dynconf_20100607101631
available       0 dynconf_20100607101856
available       0 dynconf_20100607103126
available       2 dynconf_20100607103142
active          1 dynconf_20100607103209

vcl.discard dynconf_20100607101631
400 29
CLI communication error (hdr)

I'm using varnish 2.1.2 on FreeBSD


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