Solution to Drupal 8 Redirect module causes infinite loop (ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS) in all the URLs except front page for anonymous user

When I tried to install Drupal 8 Varbase distribution and visited its sub pages as anonymous user (like Login page I get this error message in my browser:

This page isn’t working redirected you too many times.

Try clearing your cookies.


... and the URL changed to:

The error did not occured in fron page and when logged in as administrator just right after Varbase was installed. I investigated the issue and I found out that the Redirect module causes this infinite loop error.

After some debugging, I finally fixed the error by changing the following nginx configuration lines from:

location / {
  try_files $uri $uri/ @indexphp;

## Support for clean URL
location @indexphp {
  rewrite ^/(.*)$ /index.php?q=$1 last;

... to:

location / {
  try_files $uri $uri/ /index.php;

Then clear the cache at or by executing:

drush cache-rebuild


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