Limit access to files in cgi-bin
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Sat Dec 1 15:28:19 UTC 2012
On 1 December 2012 14:26, dredfunk at gmail.com <dredfunk at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a configuration file located at (example)
> http://domain.com:82/cgi-bin/xxx.pm that can be accessed by anyone if they
> know the address/file location. Is there a way to limit access to this
> location from outside the server? I mean so no one can access it if they go
> to that url?
> I tried with rewrite but my main server must communicate with this file
> located in cgi-bin and when rewrite is enabled the main server can't
> communicate with that file either. Please advise.
You could look at http://nginx.org/r/internal or, if that doesn't
quite fit the bill, http://wiki.nginx.org/HttpAccessModule
Jonathan Matthews // Oxford, London, UK
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