Forum: NGINX Inserting a Request header before proxying

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unknown (Guest)
on 2008-10-13 10:47
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I'd like to insert a custom HTTP header (eg: X-foobar) into a request
before doing a proxy_pass.

Is there any way to do this without changing the proxy module itself? I
read that there can be only one handler per request. Though my module
retruns NGX_DECLINED after doing its job, it doesn't seem to get
first and proxy_pass seems to get invoked first.
Almir K. (Guest)
on 2008-10-13 11:06
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Arvind Jayaprakash (Guest)
on 2008-10-13 13:23
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How do I set dynamic values?
X-Foobar: <some_code_that_looks_at_request_and_generates_a_value>
Igor S. (Guest)
on 2008-10-13 13:28
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On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 02:43:04PM +0530, Arvind Jayaprakash wrote:

> How do I set dynamic values?
> X-Foobar: <some_code_that_looks_at_request_and_generates_a_value>

You module should define a variable. See map and geo modules as
Then you can use

   proxy_set_header  X-Foobar  $your_variable;
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