How to grab a value from a request

Francis Daly francis at
Wed Oct 4 07:16:18 UTC 2017

On Tue, Oct 03, 2017 at 11:29:44AM -0400, halfpastjohn wrote:

Hi there,

> I'm sorry i don't quite follow. How is your example using the map directive?

It isn't.

If you want to pick pieces from the request, you can use "map".

However, what you have described so far as your use case does not need
to pick pieces from the request.

> Just for clarity, here is what I'm trying to do.
> location /[resource]/v2/  {
>     proxy_pass[resource]/v2;
> }
> In fact, the location bit will be hardcoded with the actual resource, I just

If you can hardcode the location bit, you can hardcode exactly the same
thing in the proxy_pass bit, no?

> location /users/v2/  {
>     proxy_pass{{users}}/v2;

Make that be


and it should Just Work, no?

Francis Daly        francis at

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