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Ansible Role: Memcached

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An Ansible Role that installs Memcached on RedHat/CentOS or Debian/Ubuntu Linux.

Requirements

None.

Role Variables

Available variables are listed below, along with default values (see defaults/main.yml):

memcached_user: memcache

The user under which the Memcached daemon will run.

memcached_port: 11211
memcached_listen_ip: 127.0.0.1

The port and IP address (127.0.0.1 for localhost) on which Memcached will listen for requests.

memcached_threads: 4

Number of threads to run.

memcached_memory_limit: 64
memcached_max_item_size: 1m
memcached_connections: 1024

Memcached limits. The maximum amount of RAM memcached will consume (64MB is the default), the memory-limit of a single item and the maximum number of simultaneous connections memcached will handle.

memcached_log_file: /var/log/memcached.log

The location of the memcached log file.

memcached_log_verbosity: ""

Normally memcached does not log anything. Change to "-v" to enable logging or to "-vv" for debug logging.

Dependencies

None.

Example Playbook

- hosts: cache
  roles:
    - { role: geerlingguy.memcached }

License

MIT / BSD

Author Information

This role was created in 2014 by Jeff Geerling, author of Ansible for DevOps.