Secure your varnish connection with TLS

What is TLS?

TLS, or Transport layer security, is a more modern version of the original SSL (Secure Socket Layer). It’s a protocol that’s part of the network stack responsible for securing the connection between client and server. TLS is commonly used in conjunction with HTTP to form HTTPS, the secure and encrypted form of HTTP.

Read More

5/15/23 9:43 PM
by Frank Garland

Two-Minute Tech Tuesdays - Hitch

In this week’s episode of Two-Minute Tech Tuesday, we'll talk about Hitch. Hitch is an open-source TLS proxy that Varnish develops and maintains. It can be used to terminate TLS, which is especially useful if you're using Varnish Cache.


Read More

2/1/22 3:31 PM
by Thijs Feryn

In-process TLS - What is it all about?

As you might know, the latest Varnish Enterprise release (6.0.6r2) adds support for in-process, or native, TLS. What does this mean, though, and why add this feature, why now?

Read More

3/27/20 2:47 PM
by Lucas Guardalben

OCSP stapling in Hitch

What is OCSP stapling?

Read More

9/6/16 1:30 PM
by Arianna Aondio

Varnish Software Blog

The Varnish blog is where our team writes about all things related to Varnish Cache and Varnish Software...or simply vents.



Posts by Topic

see all