Help on Varnish configuration problem on Centos 6.5

James Pearson james at
Wed May 21 20:31:47 CEST 2014

Excerpts from Joao Rios's message of 2014-05-21 11:11:17 -0700:
> I am trying to run Varnish 3.0.5 on Centos 6.5 with no sucess.
> After installing the rpm and follow the installation procedures,
> it seems the service fails to start:
> # service varnish restart
> Stopping Varnish Cache:       [FAILED]
> Starting Varnish Cache:       [  OK  ]

No, that indicates that it didn't stop Varnish (probably because it wasn't
running), but it *started* it successfully.

Have you verified that it is indeed not running (via ps, lsof, etc.)?
 - P
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