Access to request parameters in nginx

Eden Li eden at
Fri Oct 17 20:38:27 MSD 2008

If I'm not mistaken, you can access GET query string variables in
nginx 0.7.8 or greater via $arg_*.  For example:

  location /path {
    rewrite /path /otherpath?newarg=$arg_oldarg redirect;

Which would redirect /path?oldarg=blah to /otherpath?newarg=blah

On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 11:25 PM, Arvind Jayaprakash
<work at> wrote:
> Is there a way by which I can get access to GET/POST variables in a request?
> Third party modules are also welcome. If not, can someone point do a
> documentation of how to use ngx_hash_* functions/stucts. I don't mind
> submitting a patch for GET variables parsing.

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