access log off nginx not working ?

Valentin V. Bartenev ne at
Sat Jul 7 15:51:14 UTC 2012

On Saturday 07 July 2012 17:52:52 gyre007 wrote:
> The problem with this configuration is that the drop.conf file is
> completely "ignored" because of what you said - so when I take
> error_page bit out then drop.conf file is suddenly taken into account
> and favicon.ico is no longer being logged. The question is how do I
> handle this situation -> return 404 page when someone is accessing non
> existing PHP URI and at the same time disable logging as per drop.conf
> file ? Im banging my head against the table.
> Any help appreciated.

  error_page 404 /errors/404.html;

  location /errors/ {
      root /var/www;

  location /errors/nolog/ {
      alias /var/www/errors/;
      access_log off;

  location = /favicon.ico {
      error_page 404 /errors/nolog/404.html;
      log_not_found off;


 wbr, Valentin V. Bartenev

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