Feature request: WebSocket proxying :-)

Weibin Yao nbubingo at gmail.com
Tue Sep 14 12:53:10 MSD 2010

Jeff Waugh at 2010-9-12 12:58 wrote:
> Hi all... but mostly Igor, ;-)
> I know many others have requested HTTP/1.1-to-upstream support for all kinds
> of reasons. This request is perhaps slightly more focused.
> I would *really* like to put nginx in front of my WebSocket servers (for
> which I use node.js, but there are popular Python and Ruby implementations
> too).
> There are lots of good reasons to put nginx in front of a WebSocket server:
> you might want to serve static files (efficiently!) on the same port, only
> worry about SSL in nginx and not the backend, or running multiple WebSocket
> upstreams behind a load-balancing nginx frontend...
> Igor, is this something you've considered or looked at, or would you wait
> until it made sense to do an HTTP/1.1 (to upstream) implementation?
How about use my nginx_tcp_proxy_module? 
> Thanks,
> - Jeff

Weibin Yao

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