Bug 601705 - firefox is caching agent downloads
Summary: firefox is caching agent downloads
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Product: RHQ Project
Classification: Other
Component: Core Server   
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Version: 3.0.0
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Assignee: John Mazzitelli
QA Contact: Mike Foley
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Reported: 2010-06-08 13:45 UTC by John Mazzitelli
Modified: 2013-09-02 07:17 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-09-02 07:17:22 UTC
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Description John Mazzitelli 2010-06-08 13:45:58 UTC
If you used Firefox to download the agent update binary, it will cache it and thereafter (unless you clear the cache), it will always download that version of the binary, even if you upgrade the server with a new agent binary. This is probably true for the other downloads (agentupdate/version and the CLI).

We should disable the cache by sending back the necessary HTTP response headers in our servlets.

Comment 1 John Mazzitelli 2011-03-24 13:12:13 UTC
I force the no-cache browser headers to be returned on every request now. The browser should never cache the downloads (this is true for the CLI, agent and other downloads from the RHQ Server).

commit 1aacb18dccff69719482beadb56a6097e743295b

Comment 2 Mike Foley 2011-06-07 13:15:37 UTC
this is verified.

Comment 3 Heiko W. Rupp 2013-09-02 07:17:22 UTC
Bulk closing of issues that were VERIFIED, had no target release and where the status changed more than a year ago.

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