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OBIEE 11.1.1 - How to Enable Caching in Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0+

Follow these steps to configure static file caching and content expiration if you are using IIS 7.0 Web Server with Oracle Business Intelligence. Tip: Install IIS URL Rewrite that enables Web administrators to create powerful outbound rules. Following are the steps to set up static file caching for IIS 7.0+ Web Server:

1. In “web.config” file for OBIEE static files virtual directory (ORACLE_HOME/bifoundation/web/app) add the following highlight in bold the outbound rule for caching:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
        <urlCompression doDynamicCompression="true" />
                <rule name="header1" preCondition="FilesMatch" patternSyntax="Wildcard">
                    <match serverVariable="RESPONSE_CACHE_CONTROL" pattern="*" />
                    <action type="Rewrite" value="max-age=604800" />
   <preCondition name="FilesMatch">
                        <add input="{RESPONSE_CONTENT_TYPE}" pattern="^text/css|^text/x-javascript|^text/javascript|^image/gif|^image/jpeg|^image/png" />


2. Restart IIS.

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  • information services Monday, July 4, 2011

    Thanks for giving the steps for How to Enable Caching in Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0+.



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