Homepage cache and cookies

B.R. reallfqq-nginx at yahoo.fr
Sat Mar 26 10:25:20 UTC 2016

Make sure you test this unexpected behavior with a minimal, reproducible
If you succeed, please share it or (even better!) fill a bug report
<https://trac.nginx.org/>. Otherwise, that meant you probably did something

​You were previously saying proxy_hise_headers did not pass cookies to the
client. Now yo uare saying clients are able to grab their cookie.
I am a bit confused, here...​
*B. R.*

On Fri, Mar 25, 2016 at 10:33 PM, john_smith77 <nginx-forum at forum.nginx.org>

> So I found a solution and it seems like there is unexpected behavior from
> nginx. proxy_hide_header Set-Cookie does not seem to work when the location
> block is set to /
> So:
> location / {
>      #Lots of other proxy stuff here......
>      proxy_hide_header "Set-Cookie"; }
> does not allow a cookie to ever be set, but:
> location ~home.html {
>      #Lots of other proxy stuff here......
>      proxy_hide_header "Set-Cookie"; }
> will allow cache HITS but won't cache Set-Cookie headers. Clients are still
> able to get the cookies from the back end and will never get another users
> session cookies.
> Posted at Nginx Forum:
> https://forum.nginx.org/read.php?2,265629,265658#msg-265658
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