Varnishd stops sending logs to VSM after a while

Stephen Wood smwood4 at
Fri Mar 14 23:02:05 CET 2014

That's possible, but EC2 instances should only change their hostnames after
a physical reboot or after being shut-off and turned on. This has been my
experience at least.

I believe the default work dir for varnishd is /var/lib/varnish/<hostname>,
so if you have a changing hostname that could potentially cause issues. I'm
not sure how that would affect varnishncsa and varnishlog.

You can hard-code this directory using the -n option when starting varnishd.
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