Using Sphinx search backend

MageStack natively supports Sphinx, in order to take advantage of it, you need to do 2 things, Enable Sphinx for the vhost (contact a member of the support team to do this) Ensure that you have placed the Sphinx configuration … Continue reading

Purging the Redis cache via CLI

Using telnet, you can execute remote commands on the Redis daemon; being able to flush database by command line can be essential if your Magento access is somehow compromised. Default instances By default, there are 2 Redis instances, if you … Continue reading

Configuring SOLR

There is native support for SOLR on MageStack. But for it to function, we must first generate a SOLR core from your store configuration files. You can have as many SOLR instances/cores as you require, MageStack will provision a core … Continue reading

Redis instances

By default, 4 instances of Redis run, to provide resilience and alternative storage methods. They are not set up to be highly available/replicated. They each are configured with 16 databases and no authentication. Host: redis1.i Port: 6379 Recommend Use: Sessions … Continue reading

Memcache instances

By default, 2 instances of Memcache run, to provide independence between cache and session storage. Domain: memcached1.i Port: 11211 Domain: memcached11.i Port: 11211

Apache SOLR Administration

SOLR can be enabled for each domain name you have. Contact support to enable SOLR on the respective vhost. You can manage the SOLR admin interface here: ! You must be connected to the VPN to use this service

Hostnames and DNS

We have many universal DNS shortcut records set up for access, they are as follows: dh1 dh2 dh3 … Continue reading