X-Accel-Redirect for embedded videos and images in a page

Denis F. Latypoff denis at gostats.ru
Sat Mar 22 14:35:36 MSK 2008

Hello Thomas,

Saturday, March 22, 2008, 5:23:49 PM, you wrote:

> I am trying to implement the tutorial from Alex Kovyrin:
> http://blog.kovyrin.net/2006/11/01/nginx-x-accel-redirect-php-rails/lang/en/

> But instead of proxying to apache, I proxy php scripts to spawn-fcgi.

> The protection of the files does work, but when I want to access a
> jpeg image, I get the raw data displayed in my web-browser. How to
> make it as an image?

> In my php script I have added:
> --------------------------------------------------
> header('Content-Type: image/jpeg');
> --------------------------------------------------
> But it didn't work.

> Is this a php or fastcgi issue?

re-compile nginx with the --with-debug option, setup 'error_log /path debug;' in
your config and check what really happens inside nginx ;)

Best regards,
 Denis                            mailto:denis at gostats.ru

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