nginx IETF RFC21266 Compliance - 'Proxy-Connection'

Francis Daly francis at
Tue Sep 15 08:08:37 UTC 2015

On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 03:22:39AM +0200, Tyarko Leander Rodney wrote:

Hi there,

> I’ve posted this question on the IRC before but had no luck. I have the following problem:
> I’d like to disable the ‘Proxy-Connection’ Response Header.

Which "Proxy-Connection" Response Header is that?

> I know, that the “Connection” Header is hard coded in ngx_http_header_filter_module.c, but does the same apply to “Proxy-Connection” (couldn’t find it in the sources)?

If it's not in the source, it probably doesn't come from nginx.

Can you provide a config and a request/response that shows the behaviour
that you don't want to see?

Francis Daly        francis at

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