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From Philip Wigg <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Cannot download files over SSL in Internet Explorer - where is Cache-Control: no-cache header being set?
Date Thu, 04 Mar 2010 13:36:16 GMT
On 4 March 2010 12:31, Baljeet Nijjhar <> wrote:
> Hi
> I am having trouble downloading files over SSL in Internet Explorer. After
> some digging, I believe this is because a Cache-Control: no-cache HTTP
> header is being added by my Oracle Apache 2 HTTP proxy server to the
> responses sent from my application server. This causes the seemingly
> well-known problem described in:
> My question is how to (temporarily at least) disable the adding of the
> Cache-Control header. I have tried the following to no avail:
> a) Header unset Cache-Control in httpd.conf/ssl.conf
> b) Header set Cache-Control <something else> - it sends Cache-Control:
> no-cache, <something else>
> c) session.cache_limiter = none in php.ini - no change
> d) creating a filter in my application server and setting the Cache-Control
> header there; I end up with two Cache-Control headers.
> I have kept the default for the modules loaded but wonder if some module is
> required to be turned off.
> Has anyone got any clues what else I can try? Or what is the answer to this
> problem?

Sounds strange. Do you have anything else modifying the HTTP response
headers in front of your web servers, for example, a load-balancer?


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