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Varnish Cache

Published and supported by Keytrace Consulting AB


This plugin agent allow you to collect metrics for Varnish Cache software


Requires Ruby to run


For latest installation instructions, please visit the GitHub page:


  1. Download (or clone) and uncompress the latest release, currently v0.2: RELEASE="v0.2" wget "${RELEASE}.tar.gz" -O - | tar zxvz && cd "newrelic_varnish_plugin-${RELEASE}"
  2. Install required Ruby gems (json, newrelic_plugin, bundler): bundle install
  3. Copy the config config/template_newrelic_plugin.yml to the appropriate place, for example /etc/newrelic/newrelic_varnish_plugin.yml cp config/template_newrelic_plugin.yml /etc/newrelic/newrelic_vanish_plugin.yml
  4. Edit the configuration file and fill in your New Relic license key (and any other desired options)
  5. Execute plugin agent (use -h for usage hints)

Data should now get reported to your New Relic account


This plugin is an extension of the (now deprecated) official Varnish plugin


License can be found here


If you encounter an error with this plugin, please submit a ticket to the project's issue tracker on GitHub

The Varnish Cache plugin extends the power of New Relic's monitoring capabilities.

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