Improve company productivity with a Business Account.Sign Up

x
  • Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 1442
  • Last Modified:

IIS caching

I want to disable all caching on our win 2003 development box. It has a fresh install of windows 2003 standard edition and fresh install of IIS 6.
Please, can you be as specific as possible.
Thanks.
0
glowas
Asked:
glowas
2 Solutions
 
VirusMinusCommented:
go to the Site Properties > HTTP Headers, Check the "Enable Content Expiration", restart IIS if necessary
0
 
glowasAuthor Commented:
will that take care of everything?
I mean swf files, aspx compiled files, asp files, pictures........
0
 
Dave_DietzCommented:
You will need to edit your registry:

DisableMemoryCache
Registry Path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\InetInfo\Parameters
Data Type:REG_DWORD
Default value: 0 (disabled)
Range: 0 - 1
DisableMemoryCache disables server caching. Make sure that this parameter is set to 0 on all production servers. If this parameter is set to 1, static file caching is disabled. While this may be useful during debugging, disabling the cache can severely compromise production server performance. This parameter cannot be configured using IIS Manager

(This is straight out of the IIS Help files.)

This will disable all IIS caching.  As far as ASPX compiled files, I'm not sure there is a way to disable .Net Framework caching - this would involve fundamentally changing the behavior of the Global Assembly cache.  

Dave Dietz
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now