Serving stale items from cache

Brian Akins brian at
Thu Sep 22 23:05:01 UTC 2011

proxy_cache_use_stale updating does soemthing similar.

You may could do something like (from the docs)

 proxy_cache_bypass $http_my_secret_header;

without a corresponding proxy_no_cache and that should make nginx go to the origin server but cache the results.


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