Starting nginx without checking for upstream server availability
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Fri Jan 23 22:09:15 MSK 2009
On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 12:56:14PM -0500, John Kemp wrote:
> I am using nginx in a reverse-proxy situation, with several upstream
> servers on different networks.
> I am often testing parts of my server without access to some of the
> upstream servers. When I try to start nginx and even a single upstream
> server is unavailable, I get the message:
> >comp:blah johnk$ sudo /usr/local/sbin/nginx
> >2009/01/23 10:24:22 [emerg] 4894#0: host not found in upstream
> >"xxx.yyy.zzz" in /usr/local/nginx//conf/nginx.conf:18
> And nginx is not started.
> Although I like configuration checking, I'd also like to be able to
> start nginx even when one or more upstream servers are down. Is there
> a way to do that? I couldn't see a command-line option to do so, or
> anything that looked relevant in the config file examples on the wiki.
> I am using nginx 0.7.30, compiled from source on OS X.
One of the way - to use IP addresses.
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