Cache Configuration Page

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista

The Cache Configuration page displays the proxy settings that you can configure for Application Request Routing (ARR).

UI Elements

Element Name Description

Cache clean-up interval (minutes)

Specifies the interval, in minutes, at which the cache will check for files that need to be deleted.

Disk usage high threshold (%)

Indicates the maximum percentage of configured disk space that can be reached for cached content before files are deleted.

Disk usage low threshold (%)

Indicates the percentage of configured disk space that will be reached once files are deleted.

Byte range segment size (KB)

Specifies the allowable size of the smaller pieces into which ARR segments requests. By default, the segment size is 256 KB. You should set the allowable size based on the typical size of byte-range requests in your environment.

Enable compression

Select this option to compress responses into a format that the servers are capable of handling, such as Gzip.

Actions Pane Elements

Element Name Description


Applies and saves the proxy cache settings that you have just entered.


Disregards the changes that you have made and resets the settings to the previous values.

See Also


Configure the Byte-Range Request Segment Size in ARR
Use Compression on ARR
Disk Caching Tasks
Disk Caching Tasks for IT Pros
Disk Caching Tasks for ECNs and CDNs