invalid URL prefix errors - auth_request with proxy pass to https

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Thu May 15 21:57:06 UTC 2014


On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 05:01:13PM -0400, Aaron Gooch wrote:

> I want to authorize requests using a remote server that is using ssl. When
> I make requests with https I get nginx errors but when I use http it works.
> Now that I am writing this I'm thinking the issue is that the site isn't
> using ssl so that could cause proxy pass fails.


> $ /opt/nginx-1.6.0/sbin/nginx -V
> nginx version: nginx/1.6.0
> built by gcc 4.8.2 (Ubuntu 4.8.2-19ubuntu1)
> configure arguments: --prefix=/opt/nginx-1.6.0
> --conf-path=/etc/nginx/nginx.conf --sbin-path=/opt/nginx-1.6.0/sbin/nginx
> --with-http_auth_request_module

SSL support in proxy module requires nginx to be compiled with 

Maxim Dounin

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