CDN - Specify a Vary: Accept-Encoding header

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  1. Laurie
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    144 posts
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    Feb 2007

    Posted 27 Jul 2016 Link to this post

    I am running my site against tools.pingdom.com and am getting the message that I should Specify a Vary: Accept-Encoding header for the Kendo CDN files, which I am referending using https://. Attached image shows the message I'm getting.

    Am I able to do this and, if so, where and how?

    Thanks.

  2. T. Tsonev
    Admin
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    2777 posts

    Posted 01 Aug 2016 Link to this post

    Hi,

    The recommendation seems valid for dynamic content, but it doesn't make sense in the context of the CDN.

    Resources here are static and are always served with the same encoding, regardless of what the client requests.
    Therefore it's not possible to get the "wrong" encoding from a cached version.

    I hope this makes sense.

    Regards,
    T. Tsonev
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