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I'm trying to run the "hello" module from the following URL:

http://blog.zhuzhaoyuan.com/2009/08/creating-a-hello-world-nginx-module/

I've done a ./configure --add-module=/home/Eamorr/Desktop/nginx-1.0.10/eoh

make and make build

I can see

adding module in /home/eamorr/Desktop/nginx-1.0.10/eoh
 + ngx_http_hello_module was configured

when I run the configure script.

But when I go to http://127.0.0.1:8080 in my web browser, nothing comes up. I get "Unable to connect. Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at 127.0.0.1:8080."

Can anyone point this nginx noob in the right direction?

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Have you got the server to work in a basic form (I.E. with the standard modules)? If not it's probably just an issue with your firewall/general setup rather than this new module –  sam Dec 8 '11 at 15:43
    
Hi, many thanks for your response. It's working fine without any modules. –  Eamorr Dec 8 '11 at 15:47
    
"Unable to connect..." means that nginx isn't running -- did you start it? –  sendmoreinfo Feb 13 '12 at 19:36
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