Limit serving to responses only below certain size
farseas at gmail.com
Wed Mar 6 20:06:47 UTC 2013
Are you saying that you do not have administrative control of your system?
Jonathan is right - set policies that disallow large file sizes and enforce
If necessary use chron to check for large files and remove them.
On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 2:28 PM, Calin Don <calin.don at gmail.com> wrote:
> Unfortunately the way big files are getting there is beyond my control.
> On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 5:30 PM, Jonathan Matthews <contact at jpluscplusm.com
> > wrote:
>> On 6 March 2013 13:28, Calin Don <calin.don at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > Is there a way to server files only below a certain size?
>> > eg. Return 403 on files bigger than 5MB?
>> Assuming you're talking about local filesystem files, you might try to
>> proxy_pass back round to yourself, and do an if() based on
>> If you're already proxy'ing, you could use the same technique but
>> without the double nginx hit.
>> I'd personally look at /how/ too-large files are getting onto disk,
>> and fix that, however.
>> Jonathan Matthews // Oxford, London, UK
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