not understang=ding the errors I'm getting and why.

Thomas Woinke thomas.woinke at
Fri May 27 09:22:34 CEST 2011


On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 1:26 AM, Mike Gracy <ghstridr at> wrote:
> Using Varnish 2.1. I'm rather new to varnish......
> root at ip-10-170-69-235:/etc/varnish# varnishd -a localhost:9010 -a
> localhost:8080 -f /etc/varnish/default.vcl -d
> Message from VCC-compiler:
> Unused backend ffpool, defined:
> (input Line 37 Pos 10)
> director ffpool round-robin {
> ---------######--------------
> Unused backend sppool, defined:
> (input Line 74 Pos 10)
> director sppool round-robin {

Looks to me like you did declare backends ffpool and sppool and didn't
use them in your VCL.Varnish doesn't seem to like orphan backends in
its VCL, so comment out the backend declarations for ffpool and sppool
as long as you don't use them and you should be okay.


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