Difference between revisions of "Package:Varnish"

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==Configuration==
 
==Configuration==
  
Configuration is controlled by /etc/varnish/default.vcl
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Configuration is controlled by /etc/varnish/default.vcl & /etc/conf.d/varnishd
  
 
{{file|name=/etc/varnish/default.vcl|desc=varnish configuration file|body=
 
{{file|name=/etc/varnish/default.vcl|desc=varnish configuration file|body=
# backend default {
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vcl 4.0;
#     .host = "127.0.0.1";
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backend default {
#     .port = "8080";
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     .host = "127.0.0.1";
# }
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     .port = "8080";
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}
 
}}
 
}}
  
Any traffic pointed at port 8080 will be through varnish.
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{{file|name=/etc/conf.d/varnishd|desc=varnish configuration file|body=
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VARNISHD="/usr/sbin/varnishd"
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VARNISHADM="/usr/bin/varnishadm"
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CONFIGFILE="/etc/varnish/default.vcl"
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VARNISHD_OPTS="-a 127.0.0.1:80"
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VARNISHD_OPTS="${VARNISHD_OPTS} -u varnish -g varnish"
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}}
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Varnish will fetch data from localhost:8080 and serve accelerated proxy data on localhost:80
  
 
== BootService ==
 
== BootService ==

Revision as of 00:39, August 20, 2014

www-servers/varnish


Source Repository:Repository:Gentoo Portage Tree


Summary: Varnish is a state-of-the-art, high-performance HTTP accelerator

Use Flags

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Build additional tools: varnishhist, varnishstat, varnishtop, varnishsizes
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Varnish

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Varnish is a webcache & http accelerator. Varnish will either serve cached content, or retireve content from the server, and cache it. Varnish will reduce I/O pressure from webservers.

Install

Emerge

Install Package:Varnish

# www-servers/varnish

Configuration

Configuration is controlled by /etc/varnish/default.vcl & /etc/conf.d/varnishd

/etc/varnish/default.vcl - varnish configuration file
vcl 4.0;
backend default {
    .host = "127.0.0.1";
    .port = "8080";
}
/etc/conf.d/varnishd - varnish configuration file
VARNISHD="/usr/sbin/varnishd"
VARNISHADM="/usr/bin/varnishadm"
CONFIGFILE="/etc/varnish/default.vcl"
VARNISHD_OPTS="-a 127.0.0.1:80"
VARNISHD_OPTS="${VARNISHD_OPTS} -u varnish -g varnish"

Varnish will fetch data from localhost:8080 and serve accelerated proxy data on localhost:80

BootService

To start varnish immediately:

# rc-service varnishd start

To start varnish at boot:

# rc-update add varnishd default

Verification

To verify that your traffic is going through varnish.

$ curl -I https://www.varnish-cache.org/