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Synopsis

Pick a random file from a directory and use it as the index file.

Example:

Directives

random_index

Syntax: random_index on | off
Default: off
Context: location
Reference:random_index


When enabled will scan the directory for files on each request, and chose a randomly picked file instead of the usual index.html to use as the index file. Only plain-text files not starting with a dot will be considered.

References

Original Documentation