server blocks configured, but getting "hello world" of nginx
Valentin V. Bartenev
vbart at nginx.com
Mon Feb 3 19:43:36 UTC 2014
On Monday 03 February 2014 11:21:06 Josh Stratton wrote:
> How long is that cache kept?
It depends on browser if there were no cache-related headers in response.
> If it redirected to the other one, will be redirect on my phone indefinitely?
> I tried clearly my phone's settings and it still pulls up the other site's
> page--the old page, too, as I've changed the words. Is nginx saying this
> page is cacheable and thus not returning the new version because the browser
> uses the old one?
By default nginx doesn't return any cache-related headers. If the browser has
cached some page, it can show the page to user without requesting server.
> > This article should shed the light:
> > http://nginx.org/en/docs/http/server_names.html
> Thanks for the link. That seems pretty clear, but how is nginx deriving
> the hostname? If I run `hostname` I get "home" back. I still don't
> understand why it fell back to the other one.
If there is no server defined for a requested host, it falls back to that one
with the "default_server" parameter in the listen directive for a specific
address:port pair, or to the first one in the configuration if there is no such
wbr, Valentin V. Bartenev
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