|Memcached settings: $wgSessionCacheType|
|The cache type for storing session data.
|Introduced in version:||1.20.0 (Gerrit change 17929; )|
|Removed in version:||still in use|
|Allowed values:||One of the CACHE constants (see
|Other settings: Alphabetical | By function|
The cache type for storing session data.
From MediaWiki 1.20 to 1.26, it is used only if
$wgSessionsInObjectCache is true, otherwise MediaWiki falls back to standard PHP session handling.
From MediaWiki 1.27, this other configuration parameter is always considered as true.
For available types see
For proper operation this must be set to a persistent cache, and if there are multiple servers that might serve a single client's requests the cache must be shared by all of them.
$wgMainCacheType is set to
CACHE_ACCEL and this is left at its default
CACHE_ANYTHING, the cache used may not meet these requirements.
The solution is to set this to an appropriate cache, such as
Note that if
CACHE_DB is used then users cannot log in when the respective wiki's database was locked with e.g.