How do I proxy_pass user when they hit an error page (or satisfy a condition).

Posted July 25, 2017 1k views

Tried a simple proxy pass in a pointer location ( location @foobar. Proxy pass). Tried a redirect with, of course, no luck. Seemingly must be proxied since the resource is behind the network.

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Submit an Answer
1 answer

With Nginx, it is possible to route a specific error to a named location using an error_page directive. For example:

location / {
    error_page 404 = @other;

    # other configuration...

location @other {

With this configuration, if a page is not found the request is proxied to Of course, in a real situation, that would likely be a service on a different port or instance altogether.