Editing headers in both directions
mdounin at mdounin.ru
Mon Mar 29 15:09:42 MSD 2010
On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 12:23:56PM +0200, Toni Mueller wrote:
> after digging deeper into my Domino problem, I found that I should be
> able to edit both incoming and outgoing headers, eg. to cut out the
> domain part of said cookie (reconfiguring the server is a no-go), and
> adding the part back in later when the client sends the modified cookie
> back, so the Domino server can properly recognize the cookie.
> I'd like to say something like
> rewrite_header <headername> <direction> ...
> where "..." is the same stuff as in the "rewrite" directive.
> I've started taking a close look at ngx_http_rewrite_module.c, but
> after reading some here
> http://www.evanmiller.org/nginx-modules-guide.html, I found that I'm
> most likely going down the wrong path. At least, I don't see how the
> functionality I want fits into Evan's taxonomy of "handler", "filter",
> and "upstream" modules.
> Some guidance would be MUCH appreciated!
You have to implement:
1. Rewriting of outgoing headers via header filter. This should
be more or less trivial, see various header filters for examples,
2. Rewriting of incoming headers. This may be done via variable
and something like
proxy_set_header Cookie $your_variable_with_rewritten_cookie;
in config (like it's done with X-Forwarded-For and
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