nginx + FollowSymLinks owner verification

Valentin V. Bartenev vbart at
Sat Jan 5 16:26:00 UTC 2013

On Saturday 05 January 2013 19:30:46 Lekensteyn wrote:
> Maxim, I found that the disable_symlinks option does not work properly when
> the permissions are restrictive. Please see my observations on
> In summary: ngx_file_info_wrapper() tries to open() a file if symlinks are
> disabled. That fails if nginx does not have read permissions for the said
> file.

So, you found exactly what the documentation says:

 wbr, Valentin V. Bartenev


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