Tag: varnish

  • Varnish: Unable to start: SHMFILE owned by running…

    If, when trying to start the Varnish reverse proxy server, you receive an error message such as: [root@internet634.fbi.gov ]#/usr/sbin/varnishd -d -f /etc/varnish/default.vcl GeoIP plugin loaded successfully. storage_file: filename: ./varnish.8QhQpI size 4208 MB. SHMFILE owned by running varnishd master (pid=2451) (Use unique -n arguments if you want multiple instances.) but “ps auxwww | grep 2451” doesn’t […]

  • Varnish: Normalizing / Normalising the url

    We’ve had a small issue with our installation of the Varnish Proxy Cache not working as efficiently as we hoped. This was tracked down to the fact we are using Google Adwords and Google Analytics for tracking and Google was adding query string items such as utm_source , utm_medium , utm_campaign and gclid to the […]