Remove Referer Headers that reference pages on Confluence (NGINX Proxy)

Is there a way to configure NGINX proxy to remove the referer header when clicking on external links embedded in Confluence pages? I tried to add the following parameters but I'm still seeing the referer header:

proxy_set_header Referer "";

proxy_set_header X-Custom-Referrer "";

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Timothy Chin Community Champion Feb 09, 2017

nginx cannot remove headers from request. It can only blank them.

 

Thanks Timothy. Should I remove all other "proxy_set_header"?

#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;

Timothy Chin Community Champion Feb 09, 2017

That's really up to you. Each of them have specific usage and you'll have to decide on whether to blank them out or not.

I'm still seeing the referer header and I'm using only

proxy_set_header Accept-Encoding "";

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