listen on IPs but do not fail if one is absent - ?
peljasz at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Feb 13 07:56:16 UTC 2022
On 12/02/2022 13:26, Francis Daly wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 12, 2022 at 10:11:25AM +0000, lejeczek via nginx wrote:
> Hi there,
>> having multiple 'listen' with IPs or, just one 'listen' with a hostname
>> which resolves to more than one IP - is it possible to tell Nginx not fail
>> when one of IPs is absent, does not exist?
> I think that stock nginx does not support that.
> There are possibly ways to avoid the failure; but they all fundamentally
> are different ways to do "only bind to locally-existing addresses".
I can confess I return to Nginx after long many years of a divorce and
this curious fact - if Nginx cannot do that - will be a surprise to me.
I thought such a "feature" would be in Nginx by now, if not devised by
developers than included by popular demand - looking at the
options/params to 'listen', something like 'remain' or 'insist' which
would instruct Nginx to start & continue to work and hook onto the IP
when/after it appeared(but also continue to work after IP disappeared)
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