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Racking my head over a missing Content-Type header

August 24, 2023 06:26PM

I have a location override that returns a json file and should set the content type to application/json. For some reason the content type is set to application/octet-stream, even though the file is read correctly. The config and mime.types file is below. Is there something obviously wrong here?


curl -v
* Trying
* Connected to ( port 7382 (#0)
> GET /status HTTP/1.1
> Host:
> User-Agent: curl/7.81.0
> Accept: */*
* Mark bundle as not supporting multiuse
< HTTP/1.1 200 OK
< Server: nginx
< Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2023 22:25:56 GMT
< Content-Type: application/octet-stream
< Content-Length: 63
< Last-Modified: Thu, 24 Aug 2023 22:08:00 GMT
< Connection: keep-alive
< ETag: "64e7d4c0-3f"
< Content-Type: application/json
< Accept-Ranges: bytes

## nginx.config

user www-data;
pid /run/nginx.pid;
include /etc/nginx/modules-enabled/*.conf;

# target concurrent users (from sites.yml): 589824
# https://www.nginx.com/blog/tuning-nginx/
worker_processes auto;
events {
worker_connections 8192;
multi_accept on;

http {
# Basic Settings

sendfile on;
# minimize latency
tcp_nodelay on;
tcp_nopush off;
types_hash_max_size 2048;
server_tokens off;

include /etc/nginx/mime.types;
default_type application/octet-stream;

# Logging Settings

access_log /dev/stdout;
error_log stderr;

# Gzip Settings

gzip on;

server {
listen 80 default_server;

location =/status {
alias /srv/warp/status/status.json;
add_header 'Content-Type' 'application/json';
# ... other locations redacted

## mimes.types

types {
text/html html htm shtml;
text/css css;
text/xml xml;
image/gif gif;
image/jpeg jpeg jpg;
application/javascript js;
application/atom+xml atom;
application/rss+xml rss;

text/mathml mml;
text/plain txt;
text/vnd.sun.j2me.app-descriptor jad;
text/vnd.wap.wml wml;
text/x-component htc;

image/avif avif;
image/png png;
image/svg+xml svg svgz;
image/tiff tif tiff;
image/vnd.wap.wbmp wbmp;
image/webp webp;
image/x-icon ico;
image/x-jng jng;
image/x-ms-bmp bmp;

font/woff woff;
font/woff2 woff2;
font/ttf ttf;

application/java-archive jar war ear;
application/json json;
application/mac-binhex40 hqx;
application/msword doc;
application/pdf pdf;
application/postscript ps eps ai;
application/rtf rtf;
application/vnd.apple.mpegurl m3u8;
application/vnd.google-earth.kml+xml kml;
application/vnd.google-earth.kmz kmz;
application/vnd.ms-excel xls;
application/vnd.ms-fontobject eot;
application/vnd.ms-powerpoint ppt;
application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.graphics odg;
application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.presentation odp;
application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.spreadsheet ods;
application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text odt;
application/vnd.wap.wmlc wmlc;
application/wasm wasm;
application/x-7z-compressed 7z;
application/x-cocoa cco;
application/x-java-archive-diff jardiff;
application/x-java-jnlp-file jnlp;
application/x-makeself run;
application/x-perl pl pm;
application/x-pilot prc pdb;
application/x-rar-compressed rar;
application/x-redhat-package-manager rpm;
application/x-sea sea;
application/x-shockwave-flash swf;
application/x-stuffit sit;
application/x-tcl tcl tk;
application/x-x509-ca-cert der pem crt;
application/x-xpinstall xpi;
application/xhtml+xml xhtml;
application/xspf+xml xspf;
application/zip zip;

application/octet-stream bin exe dll;
application/octet-stream deb;
application/octet-stream dmg;
application/octet-stream iso img;
application/octet-stream msi msp msm;

audio/midi mid midi kar;
audio/mpeg mp3;
audio/ogg ogg;
audio/x-m4a m4a;
audio/x-realaudio ra;

video/3gpp 3gpp 3gp;
video/mp2t ts;
video/mp4 mp4;
video/mpeg mpeg mpg;
video/quicktime mov;
video/webm webm;
video/x-flv flv;
video/x-m4v m4v;
video/x-mng mng;
video/x-ms-asf asx asf;
video/x-ms-wmv wmv;
video/x-msvideo avi;
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Racking my head over a missing Content-Type header

xcolwell August 24, 2023 06:26PM

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