ssi, reverse-proxy and compression
work at anomalizer.net
Wed Jan 28 16:05:39 MSK 2009
On Jan 28, Olivier B. wrote:
> 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 ?
HTTP compression requires HTTP 1.1 and from what I know, nginx uses HTTP
1.0 for proxying. In that case, there should be no compression in a HTTP
1.0 response. So it sounds like the backend is sending compressed
response when it should not do so.
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