Question on Empty GIF module

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Sat Apr 26 00:44:27 MSD 2008


On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 02:02:44PM -0500, Rt Ibmer wrote:

>>>Is it possible to have the post_action be load balanced across a 
>>>set of backend servers (like the way proxy_pass works) or will it 
>>>only work with one specific server?  If that later is the case, 
>>You may specify any uri for proxy_pass, and it will be served almost 
>>as regular request (with the exception that results won't be 
>>served to client).  So you may do everything you want with it - 
>>including proxy_pass'ing to load-balanced cluster of backends.
>OK, I think I understand. Looking back at what you posted originally...
>location / {
>     empty_gif;
>     post_action /post;
>location = /post {
>     internal;
>     proxy_pass http://my_upstream_servers;
>That would in fact do what I wanted, correct?


>Also there was little information on what the keyword internal 
>does if you happened to have any info that would be helpful.

Maxim Dounin

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