Installation on Red Hat Linux

Varnish Cache is packaged in RPMs for easy installation and upgrade on Red Hat systems. The Varnish Cache project maintains official packages for the current Enterprise Linux versions. Varnish Cache 4.1 and 5.x are supported on EL6 and EL7.

Official packages of 5

Starting from Varnish Cache 5.0, we’ve simplified our packaging down to two: the main package and a development package.

The official Varnish Cache repository is now hosted at Packagecloud.io. Instructions for installing the official repository which contains the newest Varnish Cache 5 release are available at:

For manual installation instructions, use the instructions under “Manual” and +select “rpm” for RPM-based distributions.

Official packages of 4.1

To use Varnish Cache 4.1 packages from the official varnish-cache.org repos, follow the instructions available at:

For manual installation instructions, use the instructions under “Manual” and +select “rpm” for RPM-based distributions.

External packaging

Varnish Cache is also distributed in third party package repositories.

Cloud images

Varnish Cache is also made available by Varnish Software in the following clouds providers:

Amazon Web Services (AWS EC2)

Here is a list of the currently available images for RHEL7 on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2):

Microsoft Azure

Here is a list of the currently available images for RHEL7 on Microsoft’s Azure cloud: