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This parameter sets the default “expiration time” time in seconds for ICM cache entries. After the expiry time of an entry expires (expiry time is calculated from the entry in the cache), the entry is marked as invalid and can thus be overwritten by new entries.


Work area

Internet Communication Manager, SAP Web Dispatcher


Integer value (seconds)

Standard value

86400 (1 day)

Dynamically changeable


Value Range and Syntax

You can set values between 0 and 2000000000. The maximum value is the size necessary for it to deactivate the expiry time.


The parameter only determines a standard value.

Usually, the expiry time for every cache entry is set individually by the relevant HTTP request handler.

More Information

Note the following documentation associated with this parameter:

ICM Server Cache

Generic Profile Parameters with Ending _<xx>