Revalidate While Stale

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 whether our service will attempt revalidationCache revalidation is the process through which an edge server checks the origin server for a newer version of a cached asset. Revalidation is triggered when the TTL for the requested content has expired. with your origin server when communication has been temporarily disabled due to repeated origin server availability issues.

Key information:

Default Behavior: Disabled.