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Server portion for setting up a proxy to Lucee with rewrite to have index.cfm omitted for SES

Credit: Andy Jarrett

http {

  server {
    listen 80;
    root /var/www/;
    index index.cfm;
    set $lucee_context "";
    autoindex on;
    location / {
      # Rewrite rules and other criterias can go here
      # Remember to avoid using if() where possible (
      try_files $uri $uri/ @rewrites;

    # This block will catch static file requests, such as images, css, js
    # The ?: prefix is a 'non-capturing' mark, meaning we do not require
    # the pattern to be captured into $1 which should help improve performance
    location ~* \.(?:ico|css|js|gif|jpe?g|png)$ {
      # Some basic cache-control for static files to be sent to the browser
      expires max;
      add_header Pragma public;
      add_header Cache-Control "public, must-revalidate, proxy-revalidate";

    location @rewrites {
      # Can put some of your own rewrite rules in here
      # for example rewrite ^/~(.*)/(.*)/? /users/$1/$2 last;
      rewrite ^/(.*)? /index.cfm/$1 last;

    #block requests for Application.cfc/cfm
    location ~*[mc]$ {
      return 404;

    location ~* /lucee-server {
      return 404;

    #block/ignore CFIDE requests
    location ~* /CFIDE {
      return 404;

    location ~* /lucee/ {
      deny all;

    # Main Lucee proxy handler
    location ~ \.(cfm|cfml|cfc|jsp|cfr)(.*)$ {
      set $path_info $request_uri;
      proxy_read_timeout 100s;
      proxy_redirect off;
      proxy_set_header Host $host;
      proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Host $host;
      proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Server $host;
      proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for;
      proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote_addr;
      proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-Proto $scheme;
      proxy_set_header https $cgi_https;
      proxy_set_header X-Tomcat-DocRoot $document_root;
      proxy_set_header X-ModCFML-SharedKey 8DoB0PzqdMn4zo0Y2bq7dzqynbqBVsK0piuNslpNU6982KaiCqVT8X;
      proxy_set_header X-Webserver-Context $lucee_context;
      #proxy_set_header XAJP-PATH-INFO $pathinfo;