See the offloading percentage of a varnish installation?

Per Buer perbu at
Tue Jan 27 10:56:10 CET 2015

Hi Steven.

Just run varnishstat. It will show you the hitrate at the top. This is a
running average. To calculate the hitrate for the whole uptime look at the
cache_hits and cache_miss counters.

On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 10:50 AM, Redalert Commander <
redalert.commander at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm a system engineer with limited knowledge about varnish, I do know
> it is used for caching.
> One of our clients uses varnish on their website, but I'd like to know
> the offload percentage.
> How much traffic reaches the Apache server behind it, and how much is
> handled only by Varnish's cache(s)? Is there a relative simple way to
> detect/query this information?
> We run varnish 3.0.x.
> Regards,
> Steven
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