nginx permanent move not registered by the browser

We had a "beta" site set up under, while contained a launch page. We now got rid of the launch page and moved the site over to the actual domain. I set up a permanent redirect in nginx to deal with this, but it somehow is not redirecting properly.

server {     server_name;      rewrite ^/(.*)$1 permanent;  } 

When I test it out using curl, it seems to work as expected.

$ curl -v > GET /page HTTP/1.1 > User-Agent: curl/7.21.4 (universal-apple-darwin11.0) libcurl/7.21.4 OpenSSL/0.9.8r zlib/1.2.5 > Host: > Accept: */* >  < HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently < Server: nginx/1.2.1 < Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2013 20:37:03 GMT < Content-Type: text/html < Content-Length: 184 < Connection: keep-alive < Location: <  <html> <head><title>301 Moved Permanently</title></head> <body bgcolor="white"> <center><h1>301 Moved Permanently</h1></center> <hr><center>nginx/1.2.1</center> </body> </html> 

However, when I go to in Firefox, I get redirected to instead of If I go directly to in Firefox, that works as expected.

I want to fix this with proper permanent redirect for SEO, but can't figure out the cause of this issue. We are using a Python/Django deployment running on Apache/ModWSGI, with nginx as the frontend server.



Try using return instead.

server {
    listen [::]:80;
    return 301 $scheme://$request_uri$is_args$args;

Comparing with some rewrites on my server you may have a some unneeded slashes

try rewrite ^(.*) scheme://$1 permanent;

Category: nginx Time: 2013-07-16 Views: 3

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