Nginx as proxy for Amazon S3 protected files

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Thu Dec 17 17:22:15 MSK 2009


On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 02:31:05PM +0100, Smrchy wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> i know Nginx could make for an excellent proxy for Amazon S3 files when
> there are publicly accessible.
> Did anyone ever setup Nginx to proxy files where the ACL ist set to
> "authenticated-read"?
> Nginx would have to generate signed URLs with the access key and expiry date
> for each request.

I believe at least someone did, try searching mailing list 
archives.  You probably need embedded perl to construct correctly 
signed URLs though.

Maxim Dounin

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