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==Configuration==
 
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To start varnish immediately:
 
To start varnish immediately:
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To start varnish at boot:
 
To start varnish at boot:
<console>###i##rc-update add varnishd default</console>
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== Verification ==
 
== Verification ==
 
To verify that your traffic is going through varnish.
 
To verify that your traffic is going through varnish.
<console>$##i##curl -I https://www.varnish-cache.org/</console>
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[[Category:Server]]
 
[[Category:Server]]

Revision as of 06:38, June 27, 2014

www-servers/varnish


Source Repository:Gentoo Portage Tree

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



Varnish


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 Varnish

# www-servers/varnish

Configuration

Configuration is controlled by /etc/varnish/default.vcl

/etc/varnish/default.vcl: varnish configuration file
# backend default {
#     .host = "127.0.0.1";
#     .port = "8080";
# }

Any traffic pointed at port 8080 will be through varnish.

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/