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How do I use memcached on my hosting account?
Posted by Brian F., Last modified by Brian F. on 08 November 2017 04:12 PM
We offer a free memcached instance on all shared, semi-dedicated, and reseller hosting plans. You can enable memcached in cPanel under the "Server Application Manager" interface. To access this:

  1. Login to cPanel for your account using (replace with your accounts primary domain name)

  2. Once you've logged in to cPanel use the search tool to look for 'Server Application Manager' or 'memcached'. Both terms will bring you to the right interface:

  3. Click the 'Server Application Manager' icon

  4. On the 'Server Application Manager' configuration page you will see a few options listed, including memcached. Next to the memcached line click "Enable" under the "Actions" menu:

  5. It can take up to 5 minutes for your memcached instance to be started. You will need to refresh the page until the status changes to "Online":

  6. Your accounts memcached instance socket will be displayed once the application starts:

If you have any issues starting memcached or configuring your site/software to utilize the socket please contact our support team.

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