rewrite save original url

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Wed Sep 22 00:21:34 MSD 2010


On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 03:21:31PM -0400, Arthur Blake wrote:

> When rewriting a url with the rewrite directive, is it possible to save the
> original url in a request header for the downstream handler?
> Similar to the X-Rewrite-URL header built in to ISAPI rewrite.
> Or in Apache, I can do it with something like:
> #== Capture original uri and query string into environment variable so it
> can be put in a header
> #== Match non-empty query string
> RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} (^.+$)
> RewriteRule (.*) $1 [E=x-rewrite-url:$1?%1]
> If this is possible in nginx, how would I do it?

Maxim Dounin

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