proxy_store help requested

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Sun Mar 9 00:14:33 UTC 2014


On Sat, Mar 08, 2014 at 06:21:14PM -0500, nginx_newbie_too wrote:

> OK, I just tracked this down to whether the proxy_pass value refers to a
> load-balancing upstream collection (as I'm doing above) vs. a hard-coded
> reference to one server.  So, if I change the proxy_pass config value to
> refer to instead of http://download_servers,
> everything works.
> Is this a known limitation, or a bug that I should file?

The difference between "" and 
"download_servers" is a name that will be used in requests to an 
upstream (see  And if your 
upstream sever responds with an error due to incorrect name used, 
nginx will not store the response.

That is, from the information you provided what you describe looks 
like a result of a misconfiguration.

Maxim Dounin

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