HTTP-POST Upload Buffer - Nginx Loadbalancer

Mikhail Mazursky ash2kk at
Thu Jun 3 21:58:59 MSD 2010

2010/6/3 Elena Zwetkow <ezwetkow at>:
> Hello Nginx-List,
> i need some help setting up my Nginx Loadbalancer. I use Nginx as Loadbalancer in front of 2 Webservers (running Nginx/PHP-FPM).
> While uploading files with HTTP POST upload, these files are buffed (temporary storaged) on my loadbalancer, is there a way pushing those
> files (filesize 500k - 5m) directly to the Backend-Servers to minimize
> the load on the Loadbalancer?
> Any hints are welcome.
> Thanks for your help.
Why are you using nginx in front of nginx? Use nginx in front of two
backends with PHP-FPM. Or use haproxy, not nginx.

> Kind regards
> Elena
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