let's build nginx server with caching !?

Eire Angel chrisangileri at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 29 03:58:14 MSK 2007

isn't that this 

# serve static files directly
location ~* ^.+.(jpg|jpeg|gif|png)$ {
    root              /your/public/folder;
    access_log        on;
    expires           30d;

Almir Karic <redduck666 at gmail.com> wrote: On Nov 28, 2007 7:30 PM, Aleksandar Lazic  wrote:
> Squid is a forwarding proxy
> nginx is a webserver, with possibility to forward requests to
> proxy-backends
> You now want to use the nginx 'framework' to build a forwarding proxy as
> a separate module like http and mail, is this right?

i think he wants nginx to cache certain things (ie images), so nginx
would't forward the request to proxy backend but serve the local copy
(and save bandwidth).


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