Posts Categorized: Hints and Tips

IPV6 made easy by cloudflare

A few weeks ago, I posted a review on Cloudflare.  Since then, they've outdone themselves yet again, by offering IPV6 resolution for all cloudflare-enabled sites. As I use Linode, I technically already had IPV6 available for my site.  However, due to the fact that Cloudflare uses a DNS based system to provide their (excellent) service,… Read more »

Prevent Varnish from caching Drupal RSS feed

After posting about Cloudflare, I realized that Feedburner wasn’t updating with the new post, even after pinging and re-syncing. Watching log files as I was testing the validator, I realized Varnish was serving a cached version of rss.xml. Inserting the following code in /etc/varnish/default.vcl resolved the issue: // Skip the Varnish cache for rss feed… Read more »