Introducing backend healthchecking plugin

Michael Shadle mike503 at
Tue Mar 2 21:26:51 MSK 2010

On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 10:17 AM, Arvind Jayaprakash <work at> wrote:

> (2) In addition, the health-check module provides an out of band health
> check mechanism wherein, it periodically polls a specific url and uses
> the HTTP status/body to determine if an upstream needs to be marked as
> up or down


This has been something in my mind that will help advance nginx
further as a load balancing option.

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