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Re: most efficient way to return on everything but a single directory?

November 07, 2016 11:36PM
On 08 Nov 2016, at 04:14, Jonathan Vanasco <nginx@2xlp.com> wrote:

> I'm doing a quick audit on an nginx deployment and want to make sure something is implemented correctly
>
> We have a handful of domains that redirect http traffic to https.
>
> we used to do this, which is very efficient:
>
> sever {
> listen 80:
> server_name example.com www.example.com;
> return 301 https://www.example.com$request_uri;
> }
>
> now we use SSL certificates via letsencrypt, and need to keep a specific location on port 80 open to proxy into our custom renewal client.
>
> the only thing I could think of was this:
>
> sever {
> listen 80:
> server_name example.com www.example.com;
>
> location /letsencrypt/ {
> # proxy to client
> }
> location / {
> return 301 https://www.example.com$request_uri;
> }
> }
>
> Is there a more efficient way to accomplish the above or is the above the best way?

This is the right way.


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most efficient way to return on everything but a single directory?

Jonathan Vanasco November 07, 2016 08:16PM

Re: most efficient way to return on everything but a single directory?

Igor Sysoev November 07, 2016 11:36PM



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