proxy module handling early responses

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Wed Dec 18 15:21:50 UTC 2019


On Tue, Dec 17, 2019 at 06:37:58PM -0800, Frank Liu wrote:

> When using nginx as a reverse proxy, in case of a large POST payload, what
> does nginx do when upstream server sends response before nginx finishes
> posting the full payload?
> One use case is upstream enforces some payload limit and sends a HTTP/413
> response when the payload read reaches certain limit. Will nginx catch this
> error, stop sending further, and return the 413 to client?


Maxim Dounin

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