Steffen Weber nginx at
Mon Oct 13 19:56:47 MSD 2008

Igor Sysoev wrote:
> The ngx_http_secure_link_module allows to create a secure link as
> /prefix/hash/link, where
> 1) prefix is any symbols expect "/";
> 2) hash is md5(link, secret),
>    the secret is set by secure_link_secret directive;
> 3) and link is some link to secure.

lighttpd has a similar feature with an additional possibility to specify 
a timeout:

The timeout would be a nice addition to nginx, because otherwise once 
someone has received the "secure link" he can pass it around to other 
people and it will never expire.


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