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Can I store a specific query in access_log file by filtering with an expression? For example I want to deny storing queries related to www.mydomaine.com and then reject it ?

Best regards,

Nizar.

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    rephrase your question – alexus Aug 10 '16 at 15:14
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You can set access_log off; inside a location. It will override the access_log setting at a higher level, and stop logging for any requests that match that location.

  • Hello, I'm newer in nginx. Have you a specefic example ? – N.Khalifa Aug 11 '16 at 9:51
  • For example, i want nginx to write requests on access.log only that dont contain "mysting" – N.Khalifa Aug 11 '16 at 9:55
  • Like this ? server{ access_log off; location { if ($request != myString)access_log on; }} – N.Khalifa Aug 11 '16 at 9:57
  • @N.Khalifa That's valid syntax, but it would log to a file named "on", which is probably not what you want to name your access log. – Michael Hampton Aug 11 '16 at 15:41
  • Thak you :) In my example i invert it to server{ access_log on; location { if ($request != myString)access_log off; }} – N.Khalifa Aug 12 '16 at 7:58

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