nginx logfile definition

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Mon Aug 31 18:10:30 MSD 2009


On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 03:53:52PM +0200, Juergen Gotteswinter wrote:

> hello folks,
> i am looking for a possibility to get nginx logging the "HTTP request  
> host name", unfortunly i couldnt find anything in the english docs :(


This variable is equal to line Host in the header of request or 
name of the server processing the request if the Host header is 
not available.

[Note that under some conditions you may want to log $http_host 
instead, which is empty if there is no Host header in request.]

Maxim Dounin

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