proxy store question

Igor Sysoev is at
Wed May 14 23:43:04 MSD 2008

On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 02:45:44PM +0200, Fabio Coatti wrote:

> Hi all, I'm looking at proxy store directive, that would be really useful for 
> a situation that we are facing, but I'm wandering how the store is 
> invalidated: when a new page is requested to the backend instead of serving 
> the cached one?
> Is possible to set a timeout, so if nginx finds that the stored page is older 
> than a fixed amount of time it fetches again the page, otherwise it serves 
> the one in the store, regardless of any header?

No, proxy_store is mirror on demand only. It never invalidates pages.
What you are looking is cacheing, that will be (I hope) soon ready.

Igor Sysoev

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