What else can I try

Stephen Gazard StephenG at glam.com
Thu Apr 10 10:55:12 CEST 2014

I agree this is the case.  I've given more details in the thread I responded to last year.  That the linked article is WordPress does not matter.  You need RPAF in apache and it configured to pass on the server's external IP address

See https://www.varnish-cache.org/lists/pipermail/varnish-misc/2013-March/022940.html


On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 01:50:46AM +0100, Roy Forster wrote:
> Thanks Paul not yet sure how to do that but at least I feel hopeful

Let me try to be a bit descriptive:

Let's say you have apache listening on and   (randomly selected)

The host your interested in as defined in your apache config is sitting on

Varnish listens on

In your varnish config you define the backend as

The problem I believe you are running into is you are connecting to apache from varnish over an interface that apache can't make a match on.  You've connected to but the host is sitting @

Since you didn't provide this information this is a stab in the dark, but something like this or similar would give you the default page you are describing.


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