Via header added to requests

Jim Hayter jhayter at
Tue Jul 5 18:14:32 CEST 2011

Thank you.  That did indeed work.


-----Original Message-----
From: phk at [mailto:phk at] On Behalf Of Poul-Henning Kamp
Sent: Tuesday, July 05, 2011 11:34 AM
To: Jim Hayter
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Subject: Re: Via header added to requests 

In message <AB0CF49818D2624A82954E14751BE3D42417BB92 at cmhvm005>, Jim Hayter writ
>We are running varnish 2.0.5 in front of apache 2.2.  I have been
>asked if it is possible to stop varnish from adding to the Via
>header when it sends a request to the backend. 

I belive you can remove it in vcl_miss, vcl_pass and vcl_pipe.

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