NJS - API Calls

Dmitry Volyntsev xeioex at nginx.com
Mon Jun 3 17:39:41 UTC 2019

On 03.06.2019 20:27, naidile.pn wrote:
> Hi Team,
> Can you please let me know how to make external API calls within the JS 
> method.

Hi Naidile,

what do you mean by external API calls?

> I actually want to make API calls and modify the request before proxy 
> passing th e request to a up stream server.

It is considered to a bad practice to modify client request directly.
Instead you can create a subrequest 
(http://nginx.org/en/docs/njs/reference.html#subrequest) and modify it 
in a sublocation. See as an example 

> Thanks,
> Naidile
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