Varnish on FreeBSD, quick start guide

“It’s two in the morning and someone posted a link to your website on slashdot. Don’t panic, it takes only a minute to set up Varnish in front of your web server”:

1) Install Varnish – /usr/ports/www/varnish && make install
2) Reconfigure your web server(httpd.conf) to Listen 8080 (remember changing httpd-vhosts.conf if you use it)
3) echo ‘varnishd_enable=”YES”‘ >>/etc/rc.conf
4) /usr/local/etc/rc.d/varnishd start


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