Blog Archive


I like to write. Here's a collection of my blogposts.

Varnish Cache 5.0 Released


Mark a varnish backend as healthy, sick or automatic via CLI


Varnish Agent: an HTML frontend to manage & monitor your varnish installation


Drupal’s itok parameters explained and a Varnish workaround for different backends


Varnish VCL Syntax Highlighting in Sublime Text


Varnish VCL: Case Insensitive Regex


Varnish Cache 3.0 Is End Of Life


Running Varnish 4.x on systemd


Debug Varnish 4.x on systemd That Fails to Start


Explicitly Approving (Whitelisting) Cookies in Varnish With Libvmod-Cookie


Varnish FetchError http first read error: -1 11 (Resource temporarily unavailable)


Roundup: Belgacom Hack, Defcon, Varnish, HTTPs, Chrome and PHP


Reload Varnish VCL without losing cache data


Combine Apache’s HTTP authentication with X-Forwarded-For IP whitelisting in Varnish


Varnish tip: see which cookies are being stripped in your VCL


Varnish FetchError: straight insufficient bytes


Varnish FetchError: Gunzip+ESI Failed at the very end


Varnish 4.0.0 released together with configuration templates


Stop. Caching. Static. Files. In. Varnish.


Varnish running in foreground but fails to run as service/daemon


Varnish: filter by Source IP using Varnishlog (in Varnish 2.x, 3.x and 4.x)


Varnish: varnishhist/varnishtop: error while loading shared libraries: libvarnishapi.so.1: cannot open shared object file


Finished a draft Varnish 3.0 VCL for Fork CMS


Posting my Varnish 3.0 configs to Github


Useful Varnish 3.0 Commands: one-liners with varnishtop and varnishlog