Hold requests long enough for me to restart upstream?

mike mike503 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 21 03:24:00 MSK 2009

On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 3:32 PM, Cliff Wells <cliff at develix.com> wrote:

> This won't work.  The problem is that his backend isn't unresponsive,
> it's *down*.   That is, the backend socket isn't even open.   Timeouts
> are for sockets that are "open but unresponsive", not sockets that are
> "closed".
> In this case Nginx would try each backend and *instantly* go to the next
> one until it ran out of backends and then it would throw a 50x error.

Idea: perhaps a directive to tell it how long to wait before skipping
to the next one for actual connection refused errors? (I would imagine
that would be what fail_timeout is... I figured -any- failure is


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