One link/area on a https site with a different SSL config?

Patrick Lists nginx-list at
Fri Jan 10 13:22:44 UTC 2014

On 10-01-14 09:16, Igor Sysoev wrote:
> On Jan 10, 2014, at 12:13 , Andreas S. wrote:
>> Patrick Lists wrote in post #1132735:
>>> On 09-01-14 22:48, Styopa Semenukha wrote:
>>>> Patrick,
>>>> It's not possible, because SSL works on lower level (session layer) than HTTP
>>> (application layer).
>>> Thank you for your feedback. That's unfortunate. I hope to see flexible
>>> SSL config one day as an enhancement (if possible).
>> It is not possible, not with nginx nor any other web server. Read up on
>> how the SSL handshake and HTTP over SSL works, and it should become
>> clear.
> It is actually possible, at least Apache can do this with SSL renegotiation.
> But nginx currently does not support this.

Thanks Igor. It's good to know that it's possible with Apache. I prefer 
to stay with nginx so will use IP deny/allow for now.


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