Check cached objects properties

This article describes how to check if an object is cached by BlueCoat and its current properties.

Prerequisites

  1. ICAP is setup with BlueCoat.

  2. BlueCoat caching is enabled (default).

Step-by-step guide

Use the following syntax to check if an object is in cache:

https://<proxyip>:8082/CE/Info/<protocol name,

e.g. http>/<url without the protocol specification, e.g. without http://>

Example:
The check if the following object is in the cache:
http://www.bluecoat.com/sites/default/themes/bc_pandemonium/css/docviewer.css

Enter the following in the browser:
https://1.2.3.4:8082/CE/Info/http/www.bluecoat.com/sites/default/themes/bc_pandemonium/css/docviewer.css

If the object is in the cache, you will obtain a table providing details on the cached object such as: