Probing to see if Varnish is Alive.

samcrawford at samcrawford at
Wed Sep 15 15:29:56 CEST 2010

In the past we've created a rule like this:

if (req.url == "/varnish_alive.html") {
   error 200 "I am alive";

We then have the load balancer use /varnish_alive.html and check for a http 200 response code.



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