I published a cached map service with set of attributes. I need to add / remove published attributes, but I want to use old cache, because there was no change in the geometry. Is there a way how to use old cache? I tried to create new service and copy cache into its cache directory, but ArcGIS seems to recache anyway.

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Just overwrite the existing service when you begin the publishing, and when you do that you are given a chance to keep the existing cache or delete it. Tell it to keep it. It's super easy.

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