cookbook 'varnish', '= 0.9.17'
Installs and configures varnish
cookbook 'varnish', '= 0.9.17', :supermarket
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Installs and configures varnish.
- Ubuntu 10.04
- Ubuntu 12.04
- Ubuntu 14.04
- Debian 6.0
- Centos 5
- Centos 6.3
- Centos 6.4
- Centos 6.5
- Amazon AMI 2013.03
node['varnish']['dir']- location of the varnish configuration directory
node['varnish']['default']- location of the
defaultfile that controls the varnish init script on Debian/Ubuntu systems.
node['varnish']['version']- If retrieving from official Varnish project repository, may choose 3.0 or 4.0.
node['varnish']['start']- Should we start varnishd at boot? Set to "no" to disable (yes)
node['varnish']['nfiles']- Open files (131072)
node['varnish']['memlock']- Maxiumum locked memory size for shared memory log (82000)
node['varnish']['instance']- Default varnish instance name (node['fqdn'])
node['varnish']['listen_address']- Default address to bind to. Blank address (the default) means all IPv4 and IPv6 interfaces, otherwise specify a host name, an IPv4 dotted quad, or an IPv6 address in brackets
node['varnish']['listen_port']- Default port to listen on (6081)
node['varnish']['vcl_conf']- Name to use for main configuration file. (default.vcl.erb)
node['varnish']['vcl_source']- Name for default configuration file template. (default.vcl)
node['varnish']['vcl_cookbook']- Cookbook in which to look for the default.vcl.erb (or 'vcl_source' filename) template. This is used to specify custom template without modifying community cookbook files. (varnish)
node['varnish']['vcl_generated']- Generate the varnish configuration using the supplied template. (true)
node['varnish']['conf_source']- Name of the default system configuration file. (default.erb)
node['varnish']['conf_cookbook']- Cookbook in which the default system configuration file is located. (varnish)
node['varnish']['secret_file']- Path to a file containing a secret used for authorizing access to the management port. (/etc/varnish/secret)
node['varnish']['admin_listen_address']- Telnet admin interface listen address (127.0.0.1)
node['varnish']['admin_listen_port']- Telnet admin interface listen port (6082)
node['varnish']['user']- Specifies the name of an unprivileged user to which the child process should switch before it starts accepting connections (varnish)
node['varnish']['group']- Specifies the name of an unprivileged group to which the child process should switch before it starts accepting connections (varnish)
node['varnish']['ttl']- Specifies a hard minimum time to live for cached documents. (120)
node['varnish']['storage']- The storage type used ('file')
node['varnish']['storage_file']- Specifies either the path to the backing file or the path to a directory in which varnishd will create the backing file. Only used if using file storage. ('/var/lib/varnish/$INSTANCE/varnish_storage.bin')
node['varnish']['storage_size']- Specifies the size of the backing file or max memory allocation. The size is assumed to be in bytes, unless followed by one of the following suffixes: K,k,M,m,G,g,T,g,% (1G)
node['varnish']['parameters']= Set the parameter specified by param to the specified value. See Run-Time Parameters for a list of parameters. This option can be used multiple times to specifymultiple parameters.
If you don't specify your own vcl_conf file, then these attributes are used in the cookbook
node['varnish']['backend_host']= Host to serve/cache content from (localhost)
node['varnish']['backend_port']= Port on backend host to access (8080)
Installs the varnish package, manages the default varnish configuration file, and the init script defaults file.
If placed before the default recipe in the run list, the official Varnish project apt repository will offer access to more version and platform support.
On systems that need a high performance caching server, use
recipe[varnish]. Additional configuration can be done by modifying the
If running on a Redhat derivative then you may need to include yum-epel as it provides the jemalloc dependency that varnish needs
License & Authors
- Author:: Joe Williams firstname.lastname@example.org
- Author:: Lew Goettner email@example.com
- Author:: Matthew Thode firstname.lastname@example.org
- Contributor:: Patrick Connolly email@example.com
- Contributor:: Antonio Fernández Vara firstname.lastname@example.org
Copyright:: 2008-2009, Joe Williams Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0 Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.
varnish Cookbook CHANGELOG
This file is used to list changes made in each version of the varnish cookbook.
- [COOK-4368] - Improve documentation to include all attributes
- COOK-3531 - Fix default instance name
- COOK-3095 - Add MiniTest Chef Handler and Test Kitchen
- [COOK-2892]: Varnish restarts when vcl is updated instead of reloading
- [COOK-1261] - fix issues with default.vcl handling
- [COOK-873] - full daemon configuration through attributes
- [COOK-1091] - fix path for default.vcl, via COOK-873
- [COOK-1162] - add apt_repo recipe for using official varnish repository
- Current public release.