Re: Purge with restart when using xkey…possible?

Guillaume Quintard guillaume at
Thu Aug 29 16:53:57 UTC 2019


That is not possible, at least a the moment. The biggest problem from an
operation standpoint is that if you ban a million objects, that would
trigger a huge request rush to the backend(s), which is quite dangerous.
Guillaume Quintard

On Thu, Aug 29, 2019 at 6:59 AM Tim Kelty <timkelty at> wrote:

> With a normal purge, I know I can do a "purge with restart" to re-warm the
> cache.
> However, I'm using xkey purging and I'm wondering if there is any way to
> do something similar when clearing potentially many objects via an xkey
> purge.
> My goal is to whenever possible, avoid MISSes by actual web traffic, and
> have Varnish make any initial requests to warm the cache.
> Is this possible with xkey purge, or when purging multiple items?
> …Or any other ideas?
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