Is proxy_cache_purge directive not available in NGINX free version ?

Jim Ohlstein jim at
Wed Jun 21 13:43:35 UTC 2017


On 06/21/2017 09:31 AM, rebaca wrote:
> Hi
> I am trying to experiment with purging cache content in Nginx server. The
> Nginx I have is a free version (Not Nginx Plus version).
> As per one of the document from Nginx website, in order to enable purging on
> Nginx, I need to use the directive - proxy_cache_purge.
> But when I try to add this directive in Ngnix configuration and start the
> server, I get the following error:
>            "nginx: [emerg] unknown directive "proxy_cache_purge" in
> /etc/nginx/nginx.conf:104"
> Is this directive proxy_cache_purge is not available in Nginx Free version ?
> If so it is available in Nginx Plus version ?

This functionality is, or was, available as a third party module for the 
community version.

Jim Ohlstein
Profesional Mailman Hosting

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