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How to Configure Apache to Return Un-Cacheable Content?

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We use Apache web servers to serve configuration information. However, the problem we are seeing is that proxies out there are caching the configuration data, and when the data changes, end-users get old data.

Is there any way to configure Apache to *always* generate the "Cache-Control: no-store" and "Pragma: no-cache" HTTP directives in responses? I know that I could use PHP to generate these headers automatically, but I'd rather not do it that way if there is a way to do it in Apache itself.

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Take a loot at mod_expires.

http://httpd.apache.org/docs/mod/mod_expires.html

In addition, you can use mode_header to add the header in Apache response:
http://httpd.apache.org/docs/mod/mod_headers.html

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Another great link to evaluate.

http://www.mnot.net/cache_docs/
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