How to install and setup varnish on fedora9


Varnish is an HTTP accelerator designed for content-heavy dynamic web sites. In contrast to other HTTP accelerators, many of which began life as client-side proxies or origin servers, Varnish was designed from the ground up as an HTTP accelerator.

Use following command:
[root@localhost purab]# su
[root@localhost purab]# yum install varnish
ncurses are needed for textual “graphical” configuration.
[root@localhost purab]# yum install ncurses-devel

Edit the setting of varnish
[root@localhost purab]# vim /etc/varnish/default.vcl

Start the varnish.
[root@localhost varnish]# /etc/init.d/varnish start

on startup set varnish on
[root@localhost varnish]# /sbin/chkconfig varnish on

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About Purab Kharat

I am WordPress and Drupal Architect. I worked on many technologies like Ruby on Rails, Flex, PHP etc... I am Purab Kharat from India, Pune. I love to play chess and listen music and read books. I work in SY Smartsourcing Global Pvt Ltd in Princeton, NJ, USA. Now I am living at Plainsboro, 164 Hampshire Drive, Princeton Meadows, NJ. I have more then Ten years experience in Web Application Development (Specially in Php 5.0, Ruby on Rails, Mysql 5.0, RIA, Wordpress, Drupal, Joomla, Ecommerce)

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