Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I wanted the varnish download the file to the cache while sends to client. From what I am seeing, it first download and then send the file, and that with very large files, is slow.

(sorry for english, I'm using an online translator.)

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

This is still not supported. The latest version 2.1.2 will receive the whole response from the backend before sending it to the client.

I hear it's coming soon though. Keep an eye on the varnish-cache.org news section or perhaps ask in #varnish @ irc.linpro.no.

share|improve this answer
is there a specific function name I can look for? –  karatedog Sep 9 '11 at 8:55

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.