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Does anyone know how I can disable ETag on IIS 7?

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Microsoft doesn't make it easy. In fact, the only way I've found to do it requires installing a 3rd party plugin. At that point, the performance benefit of removing etags is questionable.

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never found a good solution for it so left it alone. –  Chirag Mar 16 '11 at 5:57

As I answered here (different question, same answer):

Open your IIS manager, click on the server, and go to HTTP Response Headers. Click the "Add..." button, and under name, enter:

ETag

(case sensitive). Under Value, enter

""

(thats two double quotes)

And ETags begone!

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Even after doing that it still writes ETag:·"9111cdf83dc3cb1:0","" –  Chirag Feb 3 '11 at 1:03

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