Nginx proxy truncates large file downloads to 1.1G

Nicholas Sherlock n.sherlock at
Wed Dec 8 01:29:32 MSK 2010

On 6/12/2010 2:21 p.m., Duane Mulder wrote:
> So nginx so far has been running great. Today however I discovered that
> when downloading a file larger than 1G (ie 1.5G)  it will always fail

proxy_max_temp_file size happens to default to 1G. I wonder if Nginx is 
having trouble "serving the response synchronously from upstream server 
rather than buffering to disk" (Nginx Wiki). Try bumping it up.

Nicholas Sherlock

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