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This is outdated documentation made for eZ Publish Platform 5.1. It is being moved into the eZ Publish 5.x documentation, so please go there for most up-to-date documentation.

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eZ Publish 5 being built on top of Symfony 2, it uses standard HTTP cache headers. By default the Symfony 2 reverse proxy, written in PHP, is used to handle cache, but it can be easily replaced with any other reverse proxy like Varnish.

Configure Varnish

Provided VCL example is given for Varnish 3.x only

The first thing is to configure Varnish to advertise ESI usage and to activate cache invalidation:


You can of course add additional rules if you need.

Configure eZ Publish

Update your front controller

By default your front controller (index.php) uses the built-in reverse proxy, EzPublishCache. In order to use Varnish, you need to deactivate it by commenting the line where EzPublishCache is instantiated:


Update YML configuration


Et voilà !

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