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Does Nginx `if_modified_since` only work on static resources?

I can't seem to find enough documentation. I have an app that generates some dynamic responses, but could still benefit from the Last-Modified header -- so I send it. However, turning on ...
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FastCGI cache is always a MISS

So, I've setup FastCGI cache like this: location ~ \.php(/.*)?$ { fastcgi_cache RWI; fastcgi_cache_valid 200 60m; set $nocache 0; if ($request_method = POST) { set ...
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What is the purpose of a ramdisk when fadvise exists?

My understanding is that fadvise will tell the system that the indicated files should be stored in the file system cache (RAM). What is the purpose of mounting a directory in a ramdisk when you can ...
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Why drop caches in Linux?

In our servers we have a habit of dropping caches at midnight. sync; echo 3 > /proc/sys/vm/drop_caches When I run the code it seems to free up lots of RAM, but do I really need to do that. ...
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Cloudflare doesn't cache as expected

I'm wondering why Cloulflare would not cache a certain static js file. Given the reuqest: curl -I http://www.testlifeinuk.com/dist/lifeinuk.js the headers returned like: HTTP/1.1 200 OK Date: ...
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refreshing Expires daily

I'm operating a website on which the (static) content is generated once daily. This allows setting the expires setting to "modification plus 1 day". (I'm running apache with mod_expires.) Most files ...
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LSA SID cache keeps old entry for renamed domain user - why?

I have a question about LSA SID cache on a domain member server. Recently I run into the issue when some users after their name was changed in AD has difficulties accessing application I support, and ...
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Protocol not available errors in squid3

I set up a transparent cache proxy on my Raspberry Pi with Squid3. Everything seems to be working fine and Squid is caching everything it's supposed to and working perfectly. The cache.log is filled ...
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Clear nginx cache via HTTP request?

I have the usual proxy_cache_path /data/nginx/cache levels=1:2 keys_zone=drupal:16m; proxy_cache_key "$scheme$host$request_uri"; to establish proxy caching. How should I ...
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Apache mod_mem_cache not working in windows

I am trying to use Apache httpd for caching purpose. I want to use mod_cache for the purpose. I am listening to 8000 port and have 8001 and 8002 as my balancers. I did the below two steps. I un ...
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MySQL Server : Most Frequent Requests

I would like to know if there is anyway I can display the most frequent SQL query on MySQL server in order to memcache it.
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VCL - configuration for Magento and Varnish 3.0.2

I would like to kindly ask if there's someone who can help me configure Varnish for Magento to reach far more hits. My current ratio from varnishstat is: cache_hit=271 cache_miss=926 I'm kindly ...
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Clear NGINX cache using FTP

I have an NGINX server set-up to handle caching for a website (running elsewhere). Works like a charm, however we want to administrators to have an option to flush the cache from their backoffice. I ...
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Nginx or Varnish caching with multiple versions of a site

I have a website (https://mediacru.sh) that has a few versions. There's the normal desktop site, the same site with a dark theme, and the mobile site. They all share the same URLs. The theme is ...
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File Caching Proxy Server For Config Management Software (Chef)

I have several servers that I manage with Chef. They all belong to one network and bandwidth among them is big in contrast to bandwidth to outer internet. The problem is: many times there is a need ...
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Nginx cache unmanaged growth

We have two Nginx servers with independent local caches for caching images. Periodically there is problem with unmanaged growth of cache's size. This size may be far larger than max_size in ...
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Error headers: ap_headers_output_filter() after putting cache header in htaccess file

Receiving error: [debug] mod_headers.c(663): headers: ap_headers_output_filter() after I included this within the htaccess file: # 6 DAYS <FilesMatch ...
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Nginx proxy cache (proxy_pass $request_uri;)

I need to create proxy web using nginx. If I access http://myweb.com/http://www.target.com/ the proxy_pass should be http://www.target.com/ Here is my configuration: location / { proxy_pass ...
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Clearning Chrome SSL cache?

I have a haproxy / stunnel server that handles SSL for our sites on AWS. During testing I created a self signed cert on this server and hit it from my desktop using Chrome to test that stunnel was ...
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How to configure .htaccess to cache root along with all other files

For my website, all files are cached except the index.html file. For .htaccess, I have: Options -Indexes RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\.mywebsite\.com [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ ...
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How to make an existing caching Nginx proxy use another proxy to bypass a firewall?

My question is about using Nginx as a proxy behind another proxy. (Somewhat confusing.) I want to set up Nginx so it acts as a caching proxy server to an npm mirror. Here is the link: ...
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Cache Control Headers with IIS 7.5

I'm trying to wrap my head around client side (web browser) caching and how it works in relation to IIS 7.5 cache control headers. In particular: If we want to force clients to reload cached ...
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Adding SSD cache (PCIe) to existing Linux KVM Node with SATA disks

I currently have large KVM nodes utilizing between 8 & 16 RAID10 arrays & hardware raid. We typically provision a single large volume (VM's are backed up off site as well). KVM VM's using LVM ...
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Varnish doesn't seems to be doing anything

I would highly appreciate an input on whats going wrong here: Running Magento on Ubuntu 14.04 x64 + Nginx + Mysql + Php5-FPM Please double check my steps so maybe you could help me point what's ...
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SSD's or HDD's in a LANcache? [migrated]

I am building a LANcache for a lanparty that I'm organizing. We have about 80 visitors (pretty small LAN), but our uplink is limited to 100mb/s due to reasons and it's constantly saturated with game ...
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How to get Squid to not cache files with certain extensions?

I've found information on how to keep squid from caching domains/IP addresses, however, that's not quite what I want. I'd like to prevent it from caching .jnlp and .jar files. The core problem being ...
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how to set up a cache proxy server for itunes app store

I want to setup a cache proxy server for apple itunes store to accelerate app downloading in a local lan. Situation: Local internet speed is slow and bandwidth is limited, so it'll take sometime to ...
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Nginx FastCGI Caching possible on custom URL's?

I am trying to build a custom caching solution for my website with FastCGI caching. I'm trying to cache only certain URL's that get a boat load of traffic. I know from my logs exactly which URL's ...
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nginx cache always returns MISS

I have 4 upstream server and I want to serve static files. I don't want to cache API calls response. This is what my upstream server returns for a sample CSS file: curl --verbose -X GET ...
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flashcache with mdadm and LVM

I am having trouble setting up flashcache on a system with LVM and mdadm, I suspect I am either just missing an obvious step or getting some mapping wrong and hoped someone could point me in the right ...
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Reducing query cache for mostly INSERT-heavy database? [migrated]

What sort of MySQL query cache should I choose considering the following... Large, rapidly growing database (I got 500,000 rows). UPDATEs practically never happen. SELECTs are rare, but when they do ...
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How and where is file system meta data cached in Linux [migrated]

My earlier question apparently had a wrong premise. I thought file system meta data was cached in the inode and dentry cache, but apparently not. When I do: # time find . > /dev/null real ...
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Setting expires headers for static content served from nginx

I'm using nginx to server my static content, is there a way that I can set the expires headers for every file that meets a specific rule? For example can I set the expires header for all files that ...
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Nginx, memcached and cakephp: memcached module always misses cache

I've got a simple nginx configuration; server{ servername localhost; root /var/www/webroot; location / { set_md5 $memcached_key $uri; index index.php index.html; try_files $uri ...
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Keep file system meta data in cache with vfs_cache_pressure

My Ubuntu Linux (virtual) servers run rdiff-backup daily, which looks at all file meta data to determine what needs to be backed up, slowing it down. It does this every day, even though most files ...
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Is there a way to turn off client browser caching for specific websites?

This is a browser agnostic question but we're testing with IE9. One of the web apps our users visit is being randomly cached and changes aren't showing up when they should. No other site has this ...
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Nginx fastcgi_cache hide Set-Cookie when serving from cache

I'm trying to use nginx fastcgi_cache to serve some pages from my site, it worked fine but I found that sessions were being duplicated to all the users because Set-Cookie was cached in the response. ...
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DNS bind9 : can't see cache

I am using seed Ubuntu 12.04 with two different virtual machines: the first is for a DNS server that runs BIND9 and the second simulate a user/client. In the user machine i configure the primary DNS ...
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htcacheclean doesn't seem to be cleaning the cache

I'm running mod_cache with apache 2 on a fairly high traffic'd site. I've set the htcacheclean to run in demon mode every 10 minutes to keep the cache at 4GB. It's currently at 15GB and doesn't seem ...
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Problems on mounted NFS: 'No such file or directory' but files and directories exist

So we are having a medium-sized NFS4 storage server running CentOS 6.6 exporting an NFS share /storageDat (which is the NFS root, with two RAID volumes bound in there: ./dat1 and ./dat2); Export ...
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Group Policy Caching for Folder Redirection

I recently set up a new file share on a new server for Folder Redirection for a subset of our users. I robocopied the files, applied the policy last week, replacing the old policy, tested with a few ...
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Sometimes for Some users 404 Not Found Nginx + PHP-FPM

Sometimes (Not Always) , I Get Nginx 404 not found message on my site. Unfortunately there are no logs written about it neither in php-fpm or in nginx error logs. Can it be due to caching ? I am ...
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Nginx proxy_cache / Varnish - parallel requests trigger multiple requests to backend?

I am looking for a HTTP reverse proxy that will handle HTTP live streaming use cases in a performant manner. Assume file/fragment sizes up to 4MB with a constant load of client requests for the same ...
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Nginx cache gziped results on reverse proxy

I have been trying to figure out how I could set my reverse proxy to cache gziped results. What I am trying to achieve is following: Client requests for JS/css -> Reverse proxy requests it from ...
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Purging AD Principal from cache

A user in the Active Directory has had a change of his SAM account name, but a web application running IIS still recognizes him under his old SAM Account name. I presume this is because the AD ...
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Nginx proxy cache invalidating request to s3

I have set up a proxy from my application server to a private s3 bucket to cache requests. I was having some trouble with it where s3 was rejecting my download requests (403 forbidden) and after some ...
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How to force a refresh of cached permissions without a restart

We've recently started going through shares replacing named permissions with AD groups (i.e. so that when updating permissions we don't need to worry about the time taken or risks involved in updating ...
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Nginx configuration files structure

Where do I put specific domain configuration files on an nginx server? I've seen a lot of conflicting information. Does it belong in the sites-enabled folder? If so, do I put it in the already created ...
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NGINX cache error: conflicts with already declared size 0 in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf

My current nginx for drupal config gives following error. Somehow, I am not able to enable nginx cache. Tried different config but overtime i get the same error. Can anyone help please? nginx: ...
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Using database for storing text files and images [closed]

I need to build a image/static file cache which would host maybe few hundred up to thousand static files from 1kb to ~200kb. I'd need super fast reads (I'm using redis, but it's one threaded and I'm ...