- Property Manager name: Validate Entity Tag (ETag)
- Behavior version: The
latestrule format supports the
- Rule format status: Beta, possible breaking changes
- Access: Read-write
- Allowed in includes: Not available for
Instructs edge servers to compare the request's
ETag header with that of the cached object. If they differ, the edge server sends a new copy of the object. This validation occurs in addition to the default validation of
Note that Akamai only supports strong
ETag values. Weak
ETag values are ignored and a full response is always returned. For more details, see the RFC Standard.
Enables the ETag validation behavior.