Serving cached expired content?

Marcus Clyne maccaday at
Thu Sep 3 05:16:49 MSD 2009

ryanjwh wrote:
> Our current solution works, but wastes system resources since this means that for every connection to a web server, a corresponding 2nd connection is created (to squid). What we'd prefer to do is replace the Apache+Squid solution with Nginx, but I haven't found anything in the documentation or forums/mailing lists with any mention of if Nginx can be configured to serve stale cached content if the source is down.
> Can anyone shed any light? Thanks!

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