Directive only for certain alias

Igor Sysoev igor at
Wed Aug 31 14:03:11 UTC 2011

On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 09:58:40AM -0400, cicovy wrote:
> I just found out that it's not possible to add ssl_verify_client
> directive in a "location". I received a suggestion from @kolbyjack on
> the nginx IRC channel which helped me with this problem. The solution
> was to deal with the $ssl_verify_client returning value.
> if ($ssl_client_verify != SUCCESS) {
> return 401;
> break;
> }

Yes, you can set "ssl_verify_client optional" on server level and then
test $ssl_client_verify inside location.
The "break" directive is useless here.

Igor Sysoev

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