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Is possible to proxify external site with nginx like this:

server_name www.clientsite.com clientsite.com;


proxy_pass http://www.externalsite.com/;

This is the unique request of my client. He wants to do with caching for external links to your site for faster loading ... I have no ideas, I tried it and it works with some sites and some do not. Solutions?

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It should work that way. If your client needs caching, why not use a dedicated cache tool like varnish? It has a config language that is very powerful (when you finally understand it). The website is https://www.varnish-cache.org/

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and varnish may make an exotic configuration as that required? Can you please show me an example? Thanks for response –  user1147636 Feb 14 '12 at 12:36
with nginx nothing? –  user1147636 Feb 14 '12 at 17:30

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