Ban URL - req.backend unsupported?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Mon Jun 24 08:39:43 CEST 2013

In message <20130624073021.3fd8c3bb at>, Cedric Jean
neret writes:

> I'm trying to ban some content matching the configured req.backend,
> but it seems it's not working as expected:

It is not supported, and probably doesn't work as well as you
expect it to.

Set the backend name into a HTTP header on the object,
and ban on that instead.

If you don't want the clients to see that header, remove it in

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