Problem with a reverse proxy and trailing slash redirects

Francis Daly francis at
Fri Aug 15 22:17:31 UTC 2014

On Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 02:33:39PM -0300, Andre Nathan wrote:

Hi there,

> The problem with this setup is that if one tries to access, say,
>, Nginx will issue a 301 redirect adding a trailing
> slash, but the Location will be set to "". This seems
> to be due to the proxy_set_header directive, which is needed for the
> backend server to find the appropriate virtual host.
> Is there any way to override this behavior and have Nginx redirect to
> instead? I tried turning on the
> server_name_in_redirect directive, but it didn't work.

Francis Daly        francis at

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