|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. 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. If
$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
CACHE_DB. Note that if
CACHE_DB is used then users cannot log in when the respective wiki's database was locked with e.g.