To install memcached on freebsd simply follow steps below.
cd /usr/ports/databases/memcached make install clean
After installation we need to activate it in rc.conf.
memcached_enable="YES" memcached_flags="-m 256 -l 127.0.0.1 -p 11211" memcached_user="xyz"
Above code break down in following way.
-m : memory you want to allocate. -l : address you want to listen on. - specify external ip if you want to centralize memcache between few server. -p : specify ports for the memcached -u : User as owner of memcached process
Testin memcached status.
echo stats | nc 127.0.0.1 11211
You are good to go.