perlbal with lighttpd

Mark Smith smitty at
Fri Oct 12 15:22:11 UTC 2007

> However, I couldn't find any info online as to whether lighty
> supports the "OPTIONS" request that perlbal will make for verify_backend.
> I'm using lighttpd 1.4.18 and perlbal 1.59 BTW.

Well, try it.  :-)

As long as you can do 'OPTIONS * HTTP/1.0\r\n\r\n' to lighthttpd and get
back a good response, Perlbal will work with the verify_backend option.  The
persist_backend option should work regardless - Perlbal will try to persist
according to HTTP rules and if it can't, it can't.

Mark Smith / xb95
smitty at
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