Proxying POST body through Varnish

Michael Alger varnish at
Thu Oct 7 09:20:46 CEST 2010

On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 08:06:44AM +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> ]] Neeraj Singhal 
> > Does this still stand (Varnish doesn't forward POST request body
> > to backend server) ?
> That was not the original question; the original question was whether
> you could cache the result of POST requests or not, which you still
> can't do (and I don't think we're going to implement either; that
> completely breaks the semantics of POST).
> Varnish forwards the body of POST requests just fine and I believe has
> always had that support.

It won't forward the POST body if the request was restarted. I think
I read that this was an architectural issue. Or is my information
out of date?

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