Configure Serialization Format
It is recommended that you use JSON serialization if you are using ASP.NET 5.0 and above. For more details click here.
By default, NCache uses the Binary Format. In order to enable JSON serialization on your cache, follow the steps below.
JSON serialization is available in NCache Enterprise and Professional editions.
- You cannot JSON serialize an InProc cache because by default the data format of an inproc cache is object.
- It is recommended that you use JSON serialization if you are using ASP.NET 5.0 and above. For more details click here.
Using NCache Web Manager
Launch NCache Web Manager by browsing to
<server-ip>:8251(Windows + Linux).
In the left navigation bar, click on Clustered Caches or Local Caches, based on the cache to configure.
Make sure the cache is stopped before proceeding.
- Against the cache name, click on View Details.
This opens up the detailed configuration page for the cache. Go to the Advanced Settings tab and click on Cluster Settings in the left bar.
Change the Serialization to either Binary or JSON.
Click on Save Changes to apply this configuration to the cache.
Start the cache to resume operations.
Manually Editing NCache Configuration
You can also specify the cache serialization format through config.ncconf.
<cache-config ...> <cache-settings inproc="False" last-modified="" auto-start="False" data-format="Serialized" serialization="Json"> </cache-config>