redirect based on file content

Torsten Curdt tcurdt at
Mon Jul 16 14:38:38 UTC 2018

I want to have files in the filesystem that specify the response code and
redirect location instead of relying on the nginx configuration for it.

Imagine a file foo.ext looking like:


On a GET of foo.ext it should result in a 301 to

So far I haven't found a module for this. I presume it should not be too
terribly hard to write a module for it but maybe I missed something? So I
thought I rather double check if there is an easier route.

Any thoughts?

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