Upstream Read Timeout Upon Backend Server Offline

mevans336 nginx-forum at
Mon May 6 17:47:13 UTC 2013

I didn't even think about rejecting the traffic rather than dropping it!
Great idea!

Would that allow the client connection (Browser to Nginx) to fail over to
the backend server that is up rather than simply timing out?

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