File uploads and client_body_temp_temp problems

Rapsey rapsey at
Tue Jul 29 21:15:09 MSD 2008

By default this is unfortunately impossible. It's what forced me to move
away from nginx and I had to use pound as my main proxy.
Perhaps there is a third party module somewhere that does this.


On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 7:00 PM, Michael Nachbaur <mike at> wrote:

> Hi, I'm running nginx as a reverse proxy for an Apache/mod_perl
> application, and have a fancy-upload progress bar that measures the amount
> of content uploaded.  If the script doesn't see any progress after several
> seconds, the client-side JavaScript assumes the upload has failed for some
> reason and restarts the upload.
> However, now that I have nginx running in front of Apache, it seems to be
> buffering the uploaded content and isn't sending any of it to Apache until
> the upload finishes (or at least until the upload progresses long enough for
> the client-side to give up and retry).  Is there any way I can tell nginx to
> stop buffering and simply send all the content to Apache as it recieves it?
>  I only am using nginx for SSL and serving static files, so I don't want it
> to do anything special to my dynamic URIs.
> Can anyone help me out with this, or tell me if there's a way my Apache
> application can detect the upload in-progress within nginx?  As long as I
> can watch the upload progress I can be happy, but my application needs to be
> made aware of the upload.
> Thank you
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