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I've the following setup on my server:

server {
    listen test.myserver.com:8443 ssl;
    ssl_certificate      /etc/ssl/certs/test.myserver.com.chained.crt;
    ssl_certificate_key  /etc/ssl/private/test.myserver.key;
    ssl_protocols        SSLv3 TLSv1 TLSv1.1 TLSv1.2;
    ssl_ciphers          HIGH:!aNULL:!MD5;
    location / {
        root /myuser/myapp/public;
        access_log off;
        expires max;
    } 
    location /urltoproxy/ {
      proxy_set_header Host $host;
      proxy_pass http://api.someserver.com?id=1;
    }       
} 

proxy_set_header directive should preserve url

The root location works fine, but when I try this...

https://test.myserver.com:8443/urltoproxy

...I get this error:

400 CNAME not recognized

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Seems, what this answer is generated by backend (api.someserver.com?id=1). Try to debug backend without nginx to have information, what do you need to take for. It may want to get some additional headers, or whatever. Also post your nginx error_log please. –  unlo Jan 22 '13 at 9:09
    
Thank you very much @unlo it's definetely a backend problem. I have to investigate with backend developer. –  baffonero Feb 13 '13 at 12:50

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