?
Solved

prevent authorised page caching

Posted on 2000-05-08
1
Medium Priority
?
183 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-25
I am trying to work out how to prevent a page from caching. It is an html page created from a perl script. It is being called from a directory which has an .htaccess file in it to restrict viewing except on provision of a correct user name and password. The authorisation bit is working when the page is first accessed but I would like it to ask for the password again every time the page is viewed (including using the Back button) I've tried meta tags and http headers but nothing is working.
0
Comment
Question by:louobrien
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 3

Accepted Solution

by:
bark10 earned 400 total points
ID: 2788398
Even this tag:

<meta http-equiv="Expires" content="-1">

This always seems to work for me.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Subnet Calculator

The subnet calculator helps you design networks by taking an IP address and network mask and returning information such as network, broadcast address, and host range.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article was originally published on Monitis Blog, you can check it here . Today it’s fairly well known that high-performing websites and applications bring in more visitors, higher SEO, and ultimately more sales. By the same token, downtime…
Although a lot of people devote their energy toward marketing for specific industries, there are some basic principles that can be applied to any sector imaginable. We’ll look at four steps to take and examine how those steps were put into action fo…
This video teaches users how to migrate an existing Wordpress website to a new domain.
The viewer will learn how to look for a specific file type in a local or remote server directory using PHP.
Suggested Courses

762 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question