Homepage cache and cookies

john_smith77 nginx-forum at forum.nginx.org
Fri Mar 25 13:06:54 UTC 2016

Indeed, but that prevents all cookies from being set. What I am looking for
is to have a cache hit, but have the set-cookie served from the origin
server. In Apache httpd cache, this can be accomplished with
CacheIgnoreHeaders Set-Cookie. 

The back end server here is Apache and I have tried setting it to send back
this header:


There just does not seem to be a combination of options for nginx that
allows this to work. 

I've tried this in nginx both with scenarios:

nginx -> Apache httpd -> wordpress
nginx-> Apache httpd -> tomcat

In both cases, proxy_hide_header will prevent the cookies from ever being

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