Reverse cache not working on start pages

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Wed Oct 4 15:39:00 UTC 2017


On Wed, Oct 04, 2017 at 06:01:35AM -0400, Dingo wrote:

> Another update:
> I finally deleted /data/nginx/cache/*, and now everything seems to be
> working. It looks like Nginx don't bother about what cache timeout I use. If
> it is 1 day, as in the example from, everything that was cached at
> that time will be remembered for 1 day. I have no clue why my startpages was
> not working, but they are now that I deleted the cache.

Cache validity time is determened when loading a response from the 
backend based on the response headers and the configuration active 
at that time.  Any futher changes to the configuration have no 

So what you did is basically correct: if you are making major 
changes to your caching configuration, you may need to clear the 
cache manually.

Maxim Dounin

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