Amazon S3 authentication patch

merlin corey merlincorey at
Thu Feb 4 18:43:28 MSK 2010

On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 4:10 AM, Maxim Dounin <mdounin at> wrote:
> Hello!
> On Thu, Feb 04, 2010 at 09:33:21AM +0100, Vicente Aguilar wrote:
>> I've modified the proxy module to be able to authenticate with
>> Amazon S3. It also supports the secure download patch by
>> removing the trailing ticket (MD5/timestamp) from the URL.
> I believe better aproach would be to build separate module able to
> calculate required hash and then use proxy_set_header with
> appropriate variable.
> Note well: rigth now this should be possible with embedded perl.
> Though I think having embedded perl compiled into nginx just for
> this isn't a good idea, and C implementation whould be safer and
> faster.
> [...]
> Maxim Dounin
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For whatever it's worth, I agree that we should make things as easy to
combine as possible, rather than making monolithic modules that cover
all cases.

Small and light :D

-- Merlin

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