.htaccess issues

António P. P. Almeida appa at perusio.net
Fri Feb 10 17:32:37 UTC 2012

On 10 Fev 2012 17h08 WET, guilherme.e at gmail.com wrote:

> I'm starting to use nginx as a proxy/cache (apache back-end), and
> I've a problem regarding directories that uses .htaccess to restrict
> access by ip (allow,deny).
> The first time when a allowed IP access this area (i.e. /downloads),
> the object is cached, but when a unauthorized IP access the same
> dir, it gets the object from cache.
> Is there a way to deal with that?

At the http level:

geo $not_allowed {
    default 1; 0; 0;

Then add in the cache config:

proxy_cache_bypass $not_allowed;

--- appa

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