difference between timeout/proxy_timeout
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Mon Sep 8 12:10:51 MSD 2008
On Mon, Sep 08, 2008 at 12:28:42AM -0700, Mansoor Peerbhoy wrote:
> what's the difference between timeout and proxy_timeout directives for mail ?
> from the documentation, what i can tell is that timeout is the inactivity timer between downstream client and nginx
> whereas proxy_timeout is the inactivity timer between nginx and upstream server
> what about when the proxy connection is established (i.e. route lookup has taken place and the user has logged in) ?
> which timer of these two is in force then ?
After proxy connection is established, nginx uses proxy_timeout between
nginx and upstream only. There is no timeout settings between client
and nginx at all.
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