nginx.conf - @ (at symbol)

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Thu Aug 27 02:23:03 MSD 2009


On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 11:27:19PM +0200, Jeff Vogt wrote:

> Sorry, not a ruby / mongrel question, but this forum looks active.
> Can anyone tell me the functionality of the @ symbol in the following
> statement?
>   location @joomla {
>     rewrite ^(.*)$ /index.php?q=$1 last;
>   }
> (from

Here is what Google Translate says based on original 

Prefix "@" specifies the named location. This location is not used 
during normal processing of requests, and is intended only to be 
redirected to his requests.


It doesn't looks terribly wrong for me (though probably needs some 
grammar/wording fixes).  Feel free to update wiki 

Maxim Dounin

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