Set URL request length in Nginx reverse proxy

Igor Sysoev igor at
Tue Nov 24 14:30:43 MSK 2009

On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 06:05:42AM -0500, himesh wrote:

> Thanks Igor,
>  But i just want my users to enter less that 70 characters into the url, is there any way i can enforce this form Nginx, may be using the &http_referer or the $request_length.. please advice..

You may try

  server {

      if ($request_uri ~ .{70,}) {
          return 403;

Igor Sysoev

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