Backend content location

Viktor Villafuerte viktor.villafuerte at
Tue Nov 19 00:38:59 CET 2013

Thanks for the suggestion. I just got to work so I'm gonna try that out.
One side question though the 'beresp.http.be_name' - where can I find
all these options? I just searched thru the Varnish manual (pdf) and vcl
man page but there's nothing about 'be_name'. How do you find these?


On Mon 18 Nov 2013 09:54:38, Guillaume Quintard wrote:
> On 11/17/2013 11:27 PM, Viktor Villafuerte wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >
> >I'd like to ask if it's possible to get the content location, from a
> >pool of backend servers, instead of the content itself.
> >
> >Eg: backends are grouped by 'director hash' therefore each of them will
> >have unique content. When my request is not found in the cache it then
> >proceeds onto the backends and gets the content. I'd like to find the
> >location such as instead of actually getting
> >the content.
> >
> >Is this possible?
> >
> >v..v
> >
> Would
>     set beresp.http.be_name =;
> Be what you are looking for? (taken from bin/varnishtest/tests/v00028.vtc)
> -- 
> Guillaume Quintard


Viktor Villafuerte
Optus Internet Engineering
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