proxy_redirect not working with "refresh"
francis at daoine.org
Thu Apr 30 08:11:19 UTC 2015
On Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 02:43:14AM -0400, John wrote:
> http://nginx.org/en/docs/http/ngx_http_proxy_module.html#proxy_redirect says:
> "(proxy_redirect) Sets the text that should be changed in the “Location” and “Refresh” header fields of a proxied server response."
> All examples I found online only mentioned how it works with "Location", and that also works perfectly with me.
> But it just doesn't work with "Refresh" for me. My backend site http://192.168.1.9/test.html is:
> <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0;url=http://192.168.1.9/" />
That's not a "Refresh" header field.
That is something in the http response body.
In general, nginx doesn't mess with the response body.
(You can configure it to, but I tend to dislike doing that.)
> Did I miss anything? Actually I don't understand that line about "proxy_set_header Host $host", I just copied from web.
Why does your back-end include the string "http://192.168.1.9/" in its
Can you make it instead include a string based on the Host: header it
receives? If so, that is what the "proxy_set_header Host $host" is for.
Francis Daly francis at daoine.org
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