This feature adds support for handling Partial Content requests: requests with the
Range header. It intercepts the generated response adding the
Accept-Ranges and the
Content-Range header and slicing the served content when required.
Partial Content is well-suited for streaming content or resume partial downloads with download managers, or in unreliable networks.
It is especially useful for the Static Content Feature.
To install the PartialContent feature with the default configuration:
This feature only works with HEAD and GET requests. And it will return a
405 Method Not Allowed if the client tries to use the
Range header with other methods.
It disables compression when serving ranges.
It is only enabled for responses that define the
Content-Length. And it:
Content-Rangeheader with the requested Ranges
Serves only the requested slice of the content