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The issue occurs when sending a post request {username:'admin', password: 'password'} to http://guy.lt/fbb?foo=bar. The output is {"foo":"bar"}, though the expected output is: {"foo":"bar","username":"admin","password":"password"}. (PHP backend outputs JSON encoded $_REQUEST) However, if I send POST request directly to http://guy.lt/fbb/index.php?foo=bar, I get the expected output.

All the relevant config:

https://gist.github.com/98f4e8fc56d1d2d706fd nginx.conf
https://gist.github.com/f9a60f3914696dca3374 anuary_standard_server
https://gist.github.com/6300bb66620d3731d776 virtualhosts.conf
https://gist.github.com/789ad2b0645cade2f9dc anuary_location_php
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NginX cannot POST to a static file (url without a files extension)

You need to change the POST into a GET by proxying to self.

See this gist for relevant components of my solution: https://gist.github.com/1021739

More info may be found here:

http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.web.nginx.english/1941/match=post+405+static

Hope this help

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