Configure Caching

Configure Caching

  • Evoq Content
  • Evoq Engage

Prerequisites

  • A host / super user account. Hosts have full permissions to all sites in the DNN instance.

Steps

  1. Go to Persona Bar > Settings > Servers.
    Persona Bar > Settings > Servers
  2. Go to the Server Settings tab, and then the Performance subtab.
    Server Settings > Performance
  3. Choose how the page's state is persisted (Page State Persistence).
    • Page. Information about the page's state is stored in a hidden field in the page. Recommended.
    • Memory. Information about the page's state is cached in memory.

    Page State Persistence

  4. Choose the caching providers.

    Caching Providers

    Field Description
    Caching Provider

    The default caching provider for the site.

    • WebRequestCachingProvider. Default for Evoq products. Uses a server web request adapter to automatically synchronize the caches of enabled web servers.
    • FileBasedCachingProvider. Default for the DNN Platform. Cache synchronization is not automated.
    Module Cache Provider

    The default caching provider for modules. Each module can override this setting.

    • File. The cache is stored in a file. Choose this if your server tends to run out of memory. Default.
    • Memory. The cache is stored in memory. Fastest performance.
    • Database. The cache is stored in a database. To be deprecated.
    Page Output Cache Provider

    The default caching provider for pages. Caching is enabled for a page, only if the cache timeout is set for that page.

    • File. The cache is stored in a file. Choose this if your server tends to run out of memory.
    • Memory. The cache is stored in memory. Fastest performance.
    • Database. The cache is stored in a database. Default.
  5. Configure the caching behavior.

    Cachin behavior settings

    Field Description
    Cache Setting

    The relative length of time that items remain in cache.

    • NoCaching. No caching. Worst performance.
    • LightCaching. Items are held in cache for the shortest time.
    • ModerateCaching. Items are held in cache for a moderate length of time.
    • HeavyCaching. Items are held in cache for the longest time. Best performance. Default.

    Authenticated Cacheability
    Unauthenticated Cacheability

    The value of the Cache-Control field in the HTTP general header. The Cache-Control field indicates how caching is done. Authenticated Cacheability specifies the caching behavior for authenticated users; Unauthenticated Cacheability for anonymous users.

    • NoCache
    • Private
    • Public
    • Server
    • ServerAndNoCache. Default.
    • ServerAndPrivate

    These values are defined in HttpCacheability Enumeration.

    SSL for Cache Synchronization (Optional) If enabled (On), a secure connection is used when synchronizing the caches of enabled web servers.
  6. Save.

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