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Fastly - how to temporarily disable the cache




Imagine that your web site is undergoing some critical changes, and you do not want to constantly purge the images/stylesheets/ javascript or any other cachable content.

The quick and dirty way to do it is the following:

Add a new unconditional caching directive that bypasses the cache for all content, like this:


Publish the new configuration.
Purge the entire service.

To roll back to a caching mode, simply remove the unconditional cache bypass and publish the configuration

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