Odd issue with proxy_pass serving wrong cached data

Maxim Dounin mdounin at mdounin.ru
Wed Feb 26 09:11:43 UTC 2014


On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 02:32:25AM +0000, Brian Hill wrote:

> So now it doesn't look like it's a caching issue at all. I've 
> completely gutted my config files and stripped it down, and I'm 
> still seeing the same issue. I even shot a video of what I'm 
> seeing and stuck it on YouTube as an example 
> (http://youtu.be/lPR1453YBUw). As the video shows, the 
> connections for the linked images don't load properly on reloads 
> if I'm connecting through the NGINX server, but work fine if I 
> connect directly to the backend origin server. Has anyone ever 
> seen anything like this? Any ideas?

Looking into logs usually helps a lot.

Symptoms suggest most likely you've run out of local ports on 
nginx host due to sockets in TIME-WAIT state (and you have no 
tw_reuse/tw_recycle switched on), but it's hard to tell anything 
exact from the information you've provided.

Maxim Dounin

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