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From Leif Hedstrom <zw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Traffic server to origin server connection
Date Mon, 12 Aug 2013 18:09:30 GMT
On Aug 12, 2013, at 7:30 AM, Eddie <zteddie@yahoo.com> wrote:

> HI,
> 
> In following link, http://trafficserver.apache.org/docs/trunk/admin/reverse-proxy-http-redirects/index.en.html
> I saw this statement and curious how to configure it and what it is used for?
> 
> Traffic Server opens an HTTP connection to the origin server. (This step is optional)
> 
> Could someone please explain a little bit?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Eddie
> 


A guess would be that they meant for 3) to be optional if 4) kicks in (serving out of cache).
It will not create (or acquire from session pool) a connection to the origin if the request
can be satisfied entirely out of cache.

-- Leif


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