ssi, reverse-proxy and compression
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Wed Jan 28 16:30:18 MSK 2009
On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 06:35:39PM +0530, Arvind Jayaprakash wrote:
> On Jan 28, 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 ?
> 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.
Actually, HTTP/1.0 clients usually understand compression.
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