Caching Page

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

The Caching page lets you configure proxy cache settings for Application Request Routing (ARR).

UI Elements

Element Name Description

Memory cache duration (seconds)

Enter the length of time, in seconds, that you want cached content to be stored. The default value is 60 seconds.

Enable disk cache

Select this check box to use your configured disk cache locations. By default, ARR caches content to the primary disk cache after it is configured.

Enable request consolidation

Select this check box to configure the request consolidation feature. Enabling request consolidation reduces the number of requests when streaming live content. By default, this feature is disabled.

Query string support

Select how you want to handle query string values from the following options:

  • Ignore Query String

  • Do Not Cache

  • Include Query String

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


Disk Caching Tasks
Disk Caching Tasks for IT Pros
Disk Caching Tasks for ECNs and CDNs