Why are Railgun requests showing as Stream?


The presence of stream in place of a compression ratio indicates that the response from the origin was greater than the value set in the stream.size parameter within the railgun.conf file (default value is 250000 bytes).

This status results in the request not being compressed and served in a streaming fashion.

Please refer to our Reading and Interpreting the 'Cf-Railgun' Header article for additional technical information on the Cf-Railgun header.


If a continual/repeated stream status is occurring for requests, please check for the following conditions that are common causes:

If you require further assistance, please submit a Support ticket with your railgun.conf and memcached.conf file for review so that Cloudflare Support is able to troubleshoot further.

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