Varnish in front of apache with name and ip based virtualhosts

Mehul Ved mehul at
Fri Nov 4 08:57:23 CET 2011

On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 4:43 PM, Richard Lane <rlsmile at> wrote:

Hi Richard,

We have setup varnish on port 80 in front of 4 separate physical servers
> running apache on port 81. Varnish points to these apache backend servers.
> Each apache server host the same multiple sites on each node. Are you
> looking to split request for certain sites to a particular apache/backend
> server?
> I can take one backend sever out of service and varnish will not send
> request to that server.

My setup is much simpler. Just one physical server with multiple IP
addresses. The server.ip with multiple backends worked perfectly.

With Regards
Mehul Ved
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