Does any module support the heathy check of the backend upstreams?

Michael Shadle mike503 at
Tue Jun 9 00:12:13 MSD 2009

I don't think that removes it and readds it. That sounds like he wants
healthchecking (I do too) and currently it sounds like the answer is
"do it outside of nginx, and then add the servers to the nginx config
/ include file as they come up and down and then restart/reload nginx)

On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 2:25 AM, mingjiang huang<lirel.nginx at> wrote:
> On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 6:56 PM, Chieu <lfchieu at> wrote:
>> hi,
>> I want to implement a module that can check the heathy of the backend web
>> servers circlely. If the upstream died, the module can remove the server
>> from the upstream list and if the upstream get up, the module can add  it to
>> the list.
>> Is there a good way to implement it?
>> thank you
>> Chieu
> I think it's already be implemented in nginx
> See
> The server directive has tow args: max_fails fail_timeout

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