Hostnames in backend definition...

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Thu Dec 15 19:13:32 CET 2011

In message <alpine.BSF.2.00.1112151204360.44103 at>, david rai
strick writes:

>>>> switch to the newly loaded VCL and you won't see your service as much
>>>> as blink.
>>> Don't forget to unload your old VCL, too (at least for 2.x), iirc.
>> Why ?
>So you stop sending probes to the old backend IP addresses.   Here are my 
>notes from the discussion around it:

Ahh, that's a different and only slightly related issue, but your
advice seems to be opposite of what would be warranted, it's the
unloading that causes the crash in that case...

Poul-Henning Kamp       | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20
phk at FreeBSD.ORG         | TCP/IP since RFC 956
FreeBSD committer       | BSD since 4.3-tahoe    
Never attribute to malice what can adequately be explained by incompetence.

More information about the varnish-misc mailing list