- Example Configuration
- Embedded Variables
ngx_http_userid_module module sets cookies suitable for client identification. Received and set cookies can be logged using the embedded variables $uid_got and $uid_set. This module is compatible with the mod_uid module for Apache.
userid on; userid_name uid; userid_domain example.com; userid_path /; userid_expires 365d; userid_p3p 'policyref="/w3c/p3p.xml", CP="CUR ADM OUR NOR STA NID"';
Enables or disables setting cookies and logging the received cookies:
- enables the setting of version 2 cookies and logging of the received cookies;
- enables the setting of version 1 cookies and logging of the received cookies;
- disables the setting of cookies, but enables logging of the received cookies;
- disables the setting of cookies and logging of the received cookies.
Defines a domain for which the cookie is set. The
none parameter disables setting of a domain for the cookie.
Sets a time during which a browser should keep the cookie. The parameter
max will cause the cookie to expire on “
31 Dec 2037 23:55:55 GMT”. The parameter
off will cause the cookie to expire at the end of a browser session.
This directive appeared in version 1.19.3.
If the parameter is not
off, defines one or more additional flags for the cookie:
If the parameter is not
off, enables the cookie marking mechanism and sets the character used as a mark. This mechanism is used to add or change userid_p3p and/or a cookie expiration time while preserving the client identifier. A mark can be any letter of the English alphabet (case-sensitive), digit, or the “
If the mark is set, it is compared with the first padding symbol in the base64 representation of the client identifier passed in a cookie. If they do not match, the cookie is resent with the specified mark, expiration time, and “P3P” header.
Sets the cookie name.
Sets a value for the “P3P” header field that will be sent along with the cookie. If the directive is set to the special value
none, the “P3P” header will not be sent in a response.
Defines a path for which the cookie is set.
If identifiers are issued by multiple servers (services), each service should be assigned its own
number to ensure that client identifiers are unique. For version 1 cookies, the default value is zero. For version 2 cookies, the default value is the number composed from the last four octets of the server’s IP address.
ngx_http_userid_module module supports the following embedded variables:
- The cookie name and received client identifier.
- If the variable is set to a non-empty string that is not “
0”, the client identifiers are reset. The special value “
log” additionally leads to the output of messages about the reset identifiers to the error_log.
- The cookie name and sent client identifier.
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