Revalidate While Stale Timer

This feature only affects how often our system communicates with your origin server. Do not confuse this feature with the Stale While Revalidate feature that allows the delivery of stale content.

This capability requires Rules Engine - Advanced Rules which must be purchased separately. Contact your CDN account manager to activate it.

Category: Specialty

Purpose: Determines how often, in seconds, the system will attempt to connect to an unavailable origin server.

Key information:

Default Behavior: By default, the system will not attempt to connect to your origin server while it is in stale mode.