Alert on certain error like 503
anand at rediff-inc.com
Thu Jun 16 14:09:13 CEST 2011
Instead act in a correct way to handle those errors.
Two remedies from my side:
1. 503 normally occurs when your backend does not respond. Increase you
timeouts. Connect timeout by default is 0.004 sec.
2. Redirect it to another URL using vcl_error. Intelligence with
elegant user experience.
From: varnish-misc-bounces at varnish-cache.org
[mailto:varnish-misc-bounces at varnish-cache.org] On Behalf Of Shibashish
Sent: 16 June 2011 17:14
To: varnish-misc at varnish-cache.org
Subject: Alert on certain error like 503
Can varnish be made to send out an alert (mail) in case of an error like
503? I do have a monitoring solution but i can't add all the urls for
monitoring. Sometimes varnish gives a 503 and i need to be alerted during
Another option can be to keep looking for 503 errors. log them as they occur
and keep watching that file.
while ( ! ( succeed = try() ) );
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