[p4] Perforce proxy connection during perforce server downtime

Stephen Vance steve at vance.com
Tue Mar 31 02:27:57 PDT 2009

The ONLY benefit of the proxy is faster transfer time for files. All  
of the metadata is still managed by the server, so there's no way to  
do what you're asking.

Stephen Vance

On Mar 31, 2009, at 5:07, Siddesh Bg <siddesh_p4 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Is there a way to access Perforce proxy server cache files, during  
> corresponding Perforce server is down?
> Even though files stored in proxy cache may be out-dated, but at  
> least we expect read access to the proxy contents when server is down.
> As of now if server is down, then we can't access anything from  
> proxy, so no benefits from proxy in this situation. May be intent of  
> proxy is different, but I am happy to know if there is a way to do  
> this.
> Thanks,
> Siddesh
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