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How to enable Disk Enhanced mode? [W3 Total Cache] (9 posts)

  1. eatingrules
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I'm running W3 Total Cache on my shared hosting account (stablehost.com) and it's doing a terrific job. I'm using CSS minification, page caching, database caching, object caching, and Rackspace Cloud Files CDN.

    The only disk caching option available to me is regular "Disk (Basic)," not "Disk Enhanced." Everything else is grayed out.

    From what I can tell, the "Enhanced" mode is supposed to be significantly faster, so I'd like to try it!

    How can I enable Disk Enhanced mode? Do I need to add anything to my .htaccess file? Have my hosting company change settings? (I have searched and searched, but haven't found instructions anywhere...)

    My compatibility check report is below.

    Thanks so much!

    - Andrew

    Server Modules & Resources:

    Plugin Version: 0.9.2.2
    PHP Version: 5.2.17 (PHP5 required for Minify, Rackspace CloudFiles, Microsoft Azure support)
    Web Server: Lite Speed
    FTP functions: Installed (required for Self-hosted (FTP) CDN support)
    Multibyte String support: Installed (required for Rackspace Cloud Files support)
    cURL extension: Installed (required for Amazon S3, Amazon CloudFront, Rackspace CloudFiles support)
    zlib extension: Installed (required for compression support)
    Opcode cache: Not installed
    Memcache extension: Not installed
    HTML Tidy extension: Installed (required for HTML Tidy minifier suppport)
    Mime type detection: Not installed (required for CDN support)
    Hash function: Installed (hash) (required for NetDNA purge support)
    Safe mode: Off
    Open basedir: Off
    zlib output compression: Off
    WordPress Resources

    : Not write-able
    /home/xxxxx/public_html/wp-content: OK
    /home/xxxxx/public_html/wp-content/uploads/2011/06: OK
    Fancy permalinks: /%year%/%monthnum%/%postname%/
    WP_CACHE define: Defined (true)
    Network mode: No

  2. geplguru
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I have the same wish as "eatingrules"....to be able to enable disk enhanced cache...
    My compatibility check:

    Server Modules & Resources:

    Plugin Version: 0.9.2.2
    PHP Version: 5.3.3 (PHP5 required for Minify, Rackspace CloudFiles, Microsoft Azure support)
    Web Server: Microsoft IIS
    FTP functions: Installed (required for Self-hosted (FTP) CDN support)
    Multibyte String support: Installed (required for Rackspace Cloud Files support)
    cURL extension: Installed (required for Amazon S3, Amazon CloudFront, Rackspace CloudFiles support)
    zlib extension: Installed (required for compression support)
    Opcode cache: Not installed
    Memcache extension: Not installed
    HTML Tidy extension: Installed (required for HTML Tidy minifier suppport)
    Mime type detection: Not installed (required for CDN support)
    Hash function: Installed (hash) (required for NetDNA purge support)
    Safe mode: Off
    Open basedir: On: M:\inetpub\xxxx;C:\Program Files\MySQL\MySQL Server 5.1\bin
    zlib output compression: Off
    WordPress Resources

    : Not write-able
    M:/inetpub/xxxx/wp-content: OK
    M:\inetpub\xxxx/wp-content/uploads/2011/06: OK
    Fancy permalinks: /%year%/%monthnum%/%postname%/
    WP_CACHE define: Defined (true)
    Network mode: No

    Thanks in advance for any good hint ;)

  3. eatingrules
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Do we need to be running Apache? I'm on Litespeed and geplguru is on Microsoft IIS... Is that the problem?

    Thanks,
    Andrew

  4. thiagomedeiros
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Same error with me. When I used apache, disk enhanced is enabled, but now I changed the server and it uses litespeed server. Now my page cache only enable disk basic.

    I thing using litespeed the W3 Total Cache don't use .htacess

  5. Everton
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I thing using litespeed the W3 Total Cache don't use .htacess

    Is this true, as I'm missing the option as well.

  6. eatingrules
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

  7. Frederick Townes
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 years ago #

    Yep, W3 Total Cache won't work with Litespeed.

    For the moment.

  8. sammuello
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hi guys,

    I'm getting the same issue with Disk Enhanced being disabled, using IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008. Am I doing something wrong or is W3 Total Cache not configured for enhanced with IIS?

    Thanks,
    Sam

  9. Frederick Townes
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    Disk enhanced is not compatible with iIS.

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