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X-TxtWatchChanges Directive

X-TxtWatchChanges is an extended engine setting directive that controls whether a textfile based map (RewriteMap txt: or rnd:) should be updated whenever a change in the textfile occurs.

This directive overrides the default engine setting "Watch textfile changes (txt: and rnd:)" in Engine Settings page.

IMPORANT: This directive is IIS Mod-Rewrite specific. It is not compatible with Apache mod_rewrite and it should be removed from the rewrite configuration when migrating from IIS to Apache.

Configuration context
  • per-server configurations
  • per-virtual-host configurations

X-TxtWatchChanges (on|enable|yes|true) | (off|disable|no|false)

It requires only one argument. Specify either of on|enable|yes|true to enable automatic reloading of the textfile map when a change occurs, or specify either of off|disable|no|false to prevent the textfile map from being reloaded.

X-TxtWatchChanges can be used only once within the same configuration scope.

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