Disable Varnish Cache

How to disable Varnish Cache in cloudefare?

Cloudflare doesn’t use varnish, so you would disable that on whatever server / service you are running which uses it.


I don’t think this is related to Cloudflare Pages (where you created this topic).

Varnish is something you control at your origin, not on Cloudflare. Talk to your host, or google for instructions for your specific server environment.

Here is the difficulty:

[raw] => HTTP/1.1 503 Service Unavailable Date: Fri, 13 May 2022 11:43:52 GMT Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8 Transfer-Encoding: chunked Connection: close retry-after: 5 age: 0 via: 1.1 varnish (Varnish/6.5) x-varnish-cache: MISS x-varnish: MISS x-powered-by: Fastest Cache CF-Cache-Status: DYNAMIC Expect-CT: max-age=604800, report-uri=“https://report-uri.cloudflare.com/cdn-cgi/beacon/expect-ct” Report-To: {“endpoints”:[{“url”:“https://a.nel.cloudflare.com/report/v3?s=2GcJmXmFGa9eVokinrhh4NMvyszF8sv9TisJSIfrwIRAqnfUPPGk6rQ8uUB10q89%2BVowTwspYCaxDw1syahrqo2HFZYYYdbLaeo1KZDu66IBY9umh6al6bdS%2F1pe8xGs2g%3D%3D"}],“group”:“cf-nel”,"max_age”:604800} NEL: {“success_fraction”:0,“report_to”:“cf-nel”,“max_age”:604800} Server: Cloudflare CF-RAY: 70ab238fdc5b99bc-CDG alt-svc: h3=":443"; ma=86400, h3-29=":443"; ma=86400

Error 503 Backend fetch failed
Backend fetch failed
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What to do in this case?

This isn’t Cloudflare related - your website is returning an upstream error so you should check your origin’s access & error logs to see what happened.

Ask your hosting service if they can disable Varnish for you. It is a server-side caching system. Nothing to do with Cloudflare.

Off-topic discussion as Cloudflare itself does not use Varnish. Closing this topic.