X-Accel-Redirect without internal

Maxim Dounin mdounin at mdounin.ru
Sun Jul 14 18:41:21 UTC 2013


On Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 08:30:38AM -0400, jordanmoreira57 wrote:

> Hello,
> My problem is very simple, I'd like to change from php readfile to
> x-accel-redirect. I know exactly how to do it, but I have a problem:
> My files are organized like that:
> /home/ID(id of directory on mysql)/ .mp3 .xml and .zip/.rar
> I would like to serve the .zip or .rar files by php, but .xml and .mp3 needs
> to be allowed from accessing directly. When I put /home/ID as internal,
> isn't possible access the .xml or .mp3 files.
> What I need to do to have the xml and mp3 files being accessed directly and
> zip/rar by x-accel-redirect ON THE SAME directory?

Try something like this:

location /directory/ {

    location ~ \.(xml|mp3)$ {
        # accessible

    location ~ \.(zip|rar)$ {

Maxim Dounin

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