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im having difficulties with a relativity simple rewrite rules / router in nginx config.

All I want to do is, if requested dir or file 'host/my/request/path[/[index.php]]' does not exist, rewrite to 'host/my/request/path.php'

Current rewrite works for:

host
host/
host/my/request/path

But wont work for:

host/my/request/path/

Here is the rewrite part of the config:

    location / {
             try_files $uri/ $uri $uri.php;
    }

Error log will report:

Access forbidden by rule, request: "GET /my/request/path/ HTTP/1.0"

Hm, is there a better way to solve this or get rid of the trailing slash?

edit, rules more elaborative:

host[/] >  host/index.php
host/index[/] >  host/index.php
host/my/path[/] > if /path/index.php exists: host/my/path/index.php
else host/my/path.php
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Solution:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9557936/nginx-trailing-slash-rewrite-results-in-a-redirect-loop

I added

rewrite ^/(.*)/$ /$1;

before the rule in first post, seems to be working.

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