REST requests without any headers do not expire in JDG.

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  • Red Hat JBoss Data Grid (JDG)
    • 7.x


  • Default expiration defined in JDG server does not work when entries are added through REST
  • REST requests does not expire if headers are not provided.


  • For now headers (maxidletimeseconds and timetoliveseconds) are required to be sent in REST request to avoid this issue as below :
curl -H "authorization: Basic XXX" -H "maxidletimeseconds: 0" -H "timetoliveseconds: 0" -H "content-type: text/plain;charset=ISO-8859-1" -X PUT --data "BAR" ""
  • This is a bug in JDG and JIRA JDG-1768 is raised.

Root Cause

  • The attributes timeToLiveSeconds and maxIdleTimeSeconds headers are assigned the value 0, then cache uses the default values configured either using XML or programatically.

  • Refer REST Interface Operation Headers for more information.

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