Internal redirects to upstream

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Wed May 6 22:51:15 MSD 2009


On Wed, May 06, 2009 at 11:54:50PM +0530, Arvind Jayaprakash wrote:

> Is it possible to do an internal redirect to another url within nginx?
> Say I access url "/u1" which is handled by an upstream server. I need to
> be able to return a redirect to url "/u2" which is not a file but needs
> to be sent back to the upstream server (possibly different from the
> first one).
> X-Accel-Redirect seems to be for cases when /u2 maps to a file.

No, X-Accel-Redirect just accepts uri and does internal redirect.  
It has no knowledge of how /u2 will be handled - by static module, 
proxy module, fastcgi or whatever.

Maxim Dounin

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