Problems receiving data from a site that uses chunked encoding

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Problems receiving data from a site that uses chunked encoding

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When an HTTP response is received by the proxy in which the content was returned 'chunked', the proxy will wait until it receives all of the data (receipt of a terminating chunk of size zero) before sending it to the client. For applications in which the last chunk is never received (like a stock ticker) the end user will experience a timeout. To force the proxy to provide chunked data to the client as it is received (and thus prevent the timeout for never ending responses) you can use the bypass_cache( ) policy action.  Here is a CPL example:

url.domain=site.com bypass_cache(yes)

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InQuira Doc IdKB1120
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