Pre-process request via upstream then forward to proxy.
mdounin at mdounin.ru
Thu May 5 10:31:10 MSD 2011
On Thu, May 05, 2011 at 12:11:30AM -0400, AndrewH wrote:
> As part of processing a request, I need to first send and receive a
> response to/from an upstream to authenticate some credentials in the
> request. Once this has been done, the original request needs to be
> proxied to another upstream.
> According to Evan Miller's tutorial, the only valid location for
> spawning sub-requests is in an output filter ie. to post-process a
> response. So it appears that this approach is useful for massaging a
> reponse but not valid for actually performing pre-processing on a
Evan Miller's claim was correct before 0.7.25. In recent versions
you may issue subrequests almost everywhere. There are some
caveats though - it's up to you to take appropriate measures to
ensure subrequest response won't appear on client's connection.
> Does anyone know what the sanctioned way of going about this in NGINX
> is? Or which existing modules/examples implement similar
Take a look at:
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