1) We want to cache very specific paths on our site, mainly for static content. If we wanted to cache everything under say http://example.com/pdfs, would we just add ‘/pdfs/*’ to the URI Include list?
2) If we do this, are we sure that it would NOT be caching http://example.com/ (root path) or even something like http://example.com/foo?
3) Is there a way to view cache contents – as in, what files it is actually caching?
You could use the BIG-IP AAM for an Advanced Dynamic Caching solution.
Or you could use BIG-IP LTM RAM Cache for static content.
Some details of BIG-IP LTM RAM Cache
You can configure the BIG-IP cache feature to cache the following content types:
The cache feature does not cache the following items:
Understanding RAM Caching
K14903: Overview of the Web Acceleration profile (11.x)