We're having a problem at work that's about to make me pull my hair out. We've tried several different things, but so far nothing seems to be fixing the problem. Basically it appears the server is in love with its cache. It's an IIS server, but I'm not sure if it runs VMware or not. Here's what's happening.
1.) I or someone else is uploading a web file to the server. On our initial publish of this file it updates live on the web with no problems.
2.) Any subsequent updates to the file, and any attempts to republish the file fails to happen from the public web view. The server actually receives the new file, and if you view the file on the server it is in fact the latest file, but the version of the file displayed on the web is still the previous version from step 1.
We use cold fusion files on our website. So for a while we thought it was a problem with the CF server, but I don't think so any longer. I did some testing and this is what I