Apart from configuring the Warmup service and its plugins in the WarmupConfig.config file, you can also configure and see plugins configurations in Sitefinity CMS backend by navigating to Administration » Settings » Advanced » Warmup.
NOTE: You can also see the request timeout value in the Trace.log file.
IMPORTANT: To activate pages warmup for all listed user agents, you need to add a varyByUserAgent parameter in the output cache settings profile. Otherwise, pages are warmed up with the user agent, listed first in the WarmupConfig.config file. For more information about the parameter, see Advanced settings of cache profiles.
To add a new warmup plugin:
IMPORTANT: When configuring plugins, make sure you enter the accurate plugin type. For example, the plugin type for the default SitemapPlugin is Telerik.Sitefinity.Warmup.Plugins.SitemapPlugin.
NOTE: Priority defines whether the pages, associated with this plugin, are requested during system restart. For details, see Plugins.
NOTE: Once you enter a parameter key, you cannot edit it afterwards.
To edit the settings of a plugin, expand the Plugins node and click on the specific plugin, for example UrlsPlugin. Previously logged data is not deleted. New plugin data is stored in the same Trace.log file.
To delete a plugin altogether, click on the Plugins node and then on the trash can icon next to the plugin.
Once you run the Warmup service, you can view results and data in the Trace.log file, located in ~App_Data\Sitefinity\Logs folder.
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