X-Accel-Redirect and Content-Type

Gábor Farkas gabor at nekomancer.net
Fri Dec 14 11:48:37 MSK 2007


i have set up an X-Accel-Redirect based solution.

the usual thing.

there are 2 locations,

one is proxied to an other webserver, which basically does the 

and the second location is marked as "internal", and from there are the 
files served.

the problem is with content-types.

the authentication-web-app sends back a wrong content-type, and nginx 
uses that when serving the file.

is there a way to tell nginx to ignore the content-type that he got from 
the authentication-app, and use his own mime-tables to determine the 


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