Proxy module without waiting for a reply

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Sun Jun 9 12:04:32 UTC 2013


On Sun, Jun 09, 2013 at 11:21:39AM +0200, danfiala at wrote:

> Hi all,
> I need to implement nginx module that does the following:
> * It receives http get requests.
> * For every request it sends information about the request over TCP packet
> to another server.
> * When data are send it generates some trivial HTTP reply. The another
> server does not sent any reply to the module.
> I studied source code of other modules and some tutorials and it seems that
> I should implement upstream (proxy) module. But I would like to achieve the
> following:
> * Module does generate the reply just after data are sent to another
> server. It does not wait for any reply from another server.
> * Socket to another server remains open among requests and is reused for
> subsequent requests.
> Is this possible and is implementation of upstream module the right way?

Yes, it looks possible and easy enough.

Maxim Dounin

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