Conditional logging

Kiril Angov kupokomapa at
Thu Jul 19 21:59:39 MSD 2007

Paul Dlug wrote:
> Is there a way to log conditionally? For example, I have a load
> balancer checking a URL on nginx as a health check, there are a lot of
> them so I don't want them in my main log. Is there a way I can log
> conditionally based on IP or URL?
> Thanks,
> Paul
Hi Paul,

looking at on of the full configuration files on the nginx wiki you can 
see these lines:

location ~* ^.+\.(jpg|jpeg|gif)$ {
     root         /spool/www;
     *access_log   off;*
     expires      30d;

Maybe there is a better way to achieve your goal,


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