wpad and firefox and nginx

lejeczek peljasz at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Jan 23 20:42:55 MSK 2009

it's me again,
a.dom.local - not even having it as a fqdn(nothing in dns), only one 
more vs in separate file for nginx config
and firefox gets that wpad file????? which one is it, firefox??

lejeczek wrote:
> does any of you chaps know why, when firefox looks for wpad file 
> error.log records:
> open() "/usr/share/nginx/mail.dom.local/wpad.dat" failed (2: No such 
> file or directory)
> this is not a vs* wpad.dom.local's content, this vs serves from 
> somewhere else
> and a second later when pointed, firefox displays wpad.dom.local 
> website correctly
> when pointed directly to wpad file, obviously, wants to download it, 
> so it sees it
> only this initial wpad thing??
> both domains are virtutal, both use the same ip
> it's seem like it fails over alphabetically?? because 'm before 'w
> if I give a different IP to mail.dom.local all works, firefox finds wpad
> is it some sort of nginx constraints or firefox goes nuts
> haven't a chance to troubleshoot it yet, but I will
> I'm really curious if you have come across it?
> regards
> *vs - virtual server
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