Varnish install on aws

Mike Jones michaeljones401 at
Sat Feb 13 15:04:48 CET 2016

Yes, I was talking about the security group, I did open that but it didn't
make any difference.

With the settings previously mentioned I tried running curl on port 80 on I

curl: (7) Failed to connect to localhost port 80: Connection refused.

On port 8080 I get the default apache page, but adding a directory after
the port 'curl' I get an error saying the page has

On port 6082 I get 'Authentication required'

On Sat, Feb 13, 2016 at 1:41 PM, Lee Trout <lee at> wrote:

> > Do I need to open port 8080 too?
> Open it where? In a security group? You should make sure you have port 80
> open in your security group but that won't affect local host.
> You should try curling against the interfaces on the box from the box
> itself and make sure it's actually sending info back locally. With your
> config  I believe you should be able to curl local host on port 80 as well
> since you only specified a listening port.
> On Saturday, February 13, 2016, Mike Jones <michaeljones401 at>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have a single ec2 instance running and would like to install and
>> configure Varnish for that aws instance
>> I've changed the default settings for varnish - /etc/sysconfig/varnish
>> DAEMON_OPTS="-a :80 \
>>              -T localhost:6082 \
>>              -b localhost:8080 \
>>              -u varnish -g varnish \
>>              -s file,/var/lib/varnish/varnish_storage.bin,1G"
>> and configured httpd - /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf to listen on port 8080
>> But when I restart both services, the webpage fails to load.
>> There's nothing in the error_log and when I tail -f the access_log
>> nothing is logged when I refresh the page.
>> Do I need to open port 8080 too?
>> Are there any guides on how to configure Varnish for an aws instance?
>> Thanks
> --
> Sorry I fat thumbed this on an iPhone
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