Will nginx decompress a compressed request

Lukas Tribus luky-37 at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 30 11:37:59 UTC 2014

>> From this thread on the mailing list
>> http://forum.nginx.org/read.php?11,96472,214266 , it appears that nginx
>> does not support decompressing HTTP request from a client. The thread
>> however is 2 years old and am wondering if there have been any changes.
>> I have not found any though in the documentation.
>> Thanks for any inputs
> http://nginx.org/en/docs/http/ngx_http_gunzip_module.html

Sorry, this is about decompressing a compressed response, while you are
asking about decompressing a compressed *request* body.

I don't think this is possible currently.

But why not let your application handle the decompression?



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