Serving static file dynamically ...

Jean-Philippe Moal skateinmars at
Tue Mar 24 21:37:51 MSK 2009

Brice Leroy a écrit :
> Hello,
>   I'm interrested in NGINX to serve static files according to his
> performance :p. But I will have to serve big static file (video content
> in hd) and to protect the access I would like to use a dynamic url with
> a key inside like:
> - http://static/qwertyuiopasdfghjkl which will return the content of
> where the key(qwertyuiopasdfghjkl) is associated with the file
> in the DB. The user received the content not the file.
> So a user can share an URL with his contact and stop sharing it when he
> want (by removing the record in the DB). I will have to serve thousand
> of files at the same time and I want to minimize my server farm. Do you
> have any idea ?
> Thank you :)
You can use X-Accel-Redirect:

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