Cache'ing request despite PASS

Laurence Rowe l at
Mon May 23 21:52:46 CEST 2011

On 23 May 2011 16:18, Krzysztof Dajka <alteriks at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to know whether somebody tried to write a vcl that would
> serve always fresh object from backend (for example PASSed) but
> despite this request would be stripped from cookies and cached. This
> cached object would be only served if whole director went sick. Is
> this possible to write such vcl or it would require changes in varnish
> code?
> If this idea is insane, I'd be happy to hear somebody shouting 'it's
> totally crazy!' ;)

I believe this is one of the problems that req.grace solves. See


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