ssi, reverse-proxy and compression

Igor Sysoev is at
Wed Jan 28 15:09:51 MSK 2009

On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 01:07:52PM +0100, Olivier B. wrote:

> Hello,
> we're using ssi with reverse-proxy on NginX 0.6.34, but have a problem 
> when contents is compressed on the fly by the backend.
> As we can't disable this on the backend, we would like setup NginX to 
> don't send the "Accept-Encoding" header to it, or to decompress this 
> contents before processing ssi tags.
> I don't find how to set up that, so actually I simply replace the 
> Accept-Encoding this way :
>    proxy_set_header Accept-Encoding none
> Is there a "better" way to do that ?

    proxy_set_header Accept-Encoding "";

Igor Sysoev

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