Best place for metrics module

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Thu May 21 13:02:06 UTC 2015


On Thu, May 21, 2015 at 08:22:43AM -0400, donatasm wrote:

> I want to write my custom nginx module for measuring request processing time
> for every HTTP request received. I need to start counting request processing
> time as early as nginx receives first byte of a request and finish, when it
> sends the last byte in a response.  What would the best place be in nginx
> request processing pipeline to plug in my module and these measuring hooks?

The $request_time variable looks like what you need, see$request_time.

Maxim Dounin

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