unknown directive "proxy_ssl"

Francis Daly francis at daoine.org
Thu Apr 14 07:17:14 UTC 2016

On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 12:46:05AM -0600, Jorge Romero wrote:

Hi there,

> I’m trying to configure Nginx 1.9.7 as a proxy server. This proxy server won’t serve as SSL termination for HTTPS requests, for which the proxy_ssl directive sounds perfect.

I don't understand what your design is, but that's ok. You're happy that
the "stream" system is what you want.

> http://nginx.org/en/docs/stream/ngx_stream_proxy_module.html?&_ga=1.265652687.1742266542.1457571695#proxy_ssl
> However, I’m getting the following error:
> nginx: [emerg] unknown directive "proxy_ssl" in /home/devel/nginx.conf:14
> I’m under the impression that this module is included in the core, but I might be wrong. How should go about compiling with the corresponding module included?

./configure --help | grep stream

Then add the bits that you want.

Francis Daly        francis at daoine.org

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