Sticky Load Balancing with Varnish

Bryan Fullerton fehwalker at
Thu May 6 22:01:57 CEST 2010

On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 1:43 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at> wrote:
> In message <1271329847.6165.37.camel at app-srv-debian-amdmp2.idni>, Niklas Norber
> g writes:
>>Ok, but it would be nice if this load-balancing supports backends that
>>uses session-cookies. And that the "control" can be choosen to look at a
> You mean:
>        sub vcl_recv {
>                set = req.cookie[SESSION_BLAH];
>        }
> Yes, that's the idea :-)

This doesn't appear to be in 2.1.1 or 2.1.2 (at least I don't see it
in the changelog). Will it be coming soon? We really need this
capability so we can send established sessions to the same backend
based on session cookie.


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