nginx compareable to lighttpd's mod_secdownload

Igor Sysoev is at
Wed Feb 13 20:06:36 MSK 2008

On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 05:55:39PM +0100, Armin Roehrl wrote:

>  Is there something like mod_secdownload for nginx?
> Basically I am streaming flash-videos, but first need todo
> a check whether the user is allowed to see this video.
> I could do this authentication using another application
> that needs to parse the request string and send it off
> to a 3rd party-server to get an OK or false back.
> Authentication per (flash-file, user)-tuple has to happen
> only once.

No, the recommended way is X-Accel-Redirect:

Igor Sysoev

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