Nginx v.1.1.12

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Changes with nginx 1.1.12 26 Dec 2011

*) Change: a 'proxy_pass' directive without URI part now uses changed
URI after redirection with the 'error_page' directive;
Thanks to Lanshun Zhou.

*) Feature: the 'proxy/fastcgi/scgi/uwsgi_cache_lock',
'proxy/fastcgi/scgi/uwsgi_cache_lock_timeout' directives.

*) Feature: the 'pcre_jit' directive.

*) Feature: the 'if' SSI command supports captures in regular
expressions.

*) Bugfix: the 'if' SSI command did not work inside the 'block' command.

*) Bugfix: the 'limit_conn_log_level' and 'limit_req_log_level'
directives might not work.

*) Bugfix: the 'limit_rate' directive did not allow to use full
throughput, even if limit value was very high.

*) Bugfix: the 'sendfile_max_chunk' directive did not work, if the
'limit_rate' directive was used.

*) Bugfix: a 'proxy_pass' directive without URI part always used
original request URI if variables were used.

*) Bugfix: a 'proxy_pass' directive without URI part might use original
request after redirection with the 'try_files' directive;
Thanks to Lanshun Zhou.

*) Bugfix: in the ngx_http_scgi_module.

*) Bugfix: in the ngx_http_mp4_module.

*) Bugfix: nginx could not be built on Solaris; the bug had appeared in
1.1.9.

Changes with nginx 1.1.11 12 Dec 2011

*) Feature: the 'so_keepalive' parameter of the 'listen' directive.
Thanks to Vsevolod Stakhov.

*) Feature: the 'if_not_empty' parameter of the
'fastcgi/scgi/uwsgi_param' directives.

*) Feature: the $https variable.

*) Feature: the 'proxy_redirect' directive supports variables in the
first parameter.

*) Feature: the 'proxy_redirect' directive supports regular expressions.

*) Bugfix: the $sent_http_cache_control variable might contain a wrong
value if the 'expires' directive was used.
Thanks to Yichun Zhang.

*) Bugfix: the 'read_ahead' directive might not work combined with
'try_files' and 'open_file_cache'.

*) Bugfix: a segmentation fault might occur in a worker process if small
time was used in the 'inactive' parameter of the 'proxy_cache_path'
directive.

*) Bugfix: responses from cache might hang.

Changes with nginx 1.0.10
*) Bugfix: a segmentation fault might occur in a worker process if
resolver got a big DNS response.

*) Bugfix: in cache key calculation if internal MD5 implementation was
used; the bug had appeared in 1.0.4.

*) Bugfix: the module ngx_http_mp4_module sent incorrect
'Content-Length' response header line if the 'start' argument was
used.

Basic HTTP server features

Serving static and index files, and autoindexing; open file descriptor cache;
Accelerated reverse proxying with caching; simple load balancing and fault tolerance;
Accelerated support with caching of FastCGI, uwsgi, SCGI, and memcached servers; simple load balancing and fault tolerance;
Modular architecture. Filters include gzipping, byte ranges, chunked responses, XSLT, SSI, and image resizing filter. Multiple SSI inclusions within a single page can be processed in parallel if they are handled by proxied or FastCGI servers;
SSL and TLS SNI support.

Other HTTP server features

Name-based and IP-based virtual servers;
Keep-alive and pipelined connections support;
Flexible configuration;
Reconfiguration and upgrade of an executable without interruption of the client servicing;
Access log formats, buffered log writing, and fast log rotation;
3xx-5xx error codes redirection;
The rewrite module: URI changing using regular expressions;
Executing different functions depending on the client address;
Access control based on client IP address and HTTP Basic authentication;
The PUT, DELETE, MKCOL, COPY, and MOVE methods;
FLV and MP4 streaming;
Response rate limiting;
Limiting the number of simultaneous connections or requests coming from one address;
Embedded Perl.

Mail proxy server features

User redirection to IMAP/POP3 backend using an external HTTP authentication server;
User authentication using an external HTTP authentication server and connection redirection to an internal SMTP backend;
Authentication methods:
POP3: USER/PASS, APOP, AUTH LOGIN/PLAIN/CRAM-MD5;
IMAP: LOGIN, AUTH LOGIN/PLAIN/CRAM-MD5;
SMTP: AUTH LOGIN/PLAIN/CRAM-MD5;
SSL support;
STARTTLS and STLS support.

Architecture and scalability

One master and several worker processes; worker processes run under an unprivileged user;
The notification methods: kqueue (FreeBSD 4.1+), epoll (Linux 2.6+), rt signals (Linux 2.2.19+), /dev/poll (Solaris 7 11/99+), event ports (Solaris 10), select, and poll;
The support of the various kqueue features including EV_CLEAR, EV_DISABLE (to temporarily disable events), NOTE_LOWAT, EV_EOF, number of available data, error codes;
sendfile (FreeBSD 3.1+, Linux 2.2+, Mac OS X 10.5+), sendfile64 (Linux 2.4.21+), and sendfilev (Solaris 8 7/01+) support;
File AIO (FreeBSD 4.3+, Linux 2.6.22+);
DIRECTIO (FreeBSD 4.4+, Linux 2.4+, Solaris 2.6+, Mac OS X);
Accept-filters (FreeBSD 4.1+) and TCP_DEFER_ACCEPT (Linux 2.4+) support;
10,000 inactive HTTP keep-alive connections take about 2.5M memory;
Data copy operations are kept to a minimum.

Tested OS and platforms

FreeBSD 3 '” 9 / i386; FreeBSD 5 '” 9 / amd64;
Linux 2.2 '” 2.6 / i386; Linux 2.6 / amd64;
Solaris 9 / i386, sun4u; Solaris 10 / i386, amd64, sun4v;
Mac OS X / ppc, i386;
Windows XP, Windows Server 2003.

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