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I'm using ISPConfig on Ubuntu. I want to have separate configs for port 80 and 443 but if I try to add a second server in ISPConfig it won't let me b/c I already have one of the same name.

And anything I add into 'nginx directives' under the Options tab goes in the server block already, so it's already listening on port 80.

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First thing you should do is copy the original configuration file to a save location so you can customize it. ISPConfig has a built-in conf-custom folder. When ever a file is places in there, having the same name as a server/system/ISPConfig config file, it gets overwritten:

    cp /usr/local/ispconfig/server/conf/nginx_vhost.conf.master /usr/local/ispconfig/server/conf-custom/

Now you can edit the copied file:

    nano /usr/local/ispconfig/server/conf-custom/nginx_vhost.conf.master

You'll find parts like this:

    <tmpl_if name='ssl_enabled'>

Everything in there will only be applied to SSL enabled sites. So you could create 2 "master blocks" like:

    <tmpl_if name='ssl_enabled'>
        (everything SSL goes here)
        (everything non SSL goes here)

That way, you can have two different ways ISPConfig creates the vhosts.

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Obviously, @MaddinXx meant to group server block code in <tmpl_> processing code blocks and that (as of ISPConfig works to keep the ISPConfig process from throwing 'duplicate' errors when building the config from the (ispconfig/server/conf/.conf.master) template. But the 'else' block in his example above will drop one server block (:80) for the other (:443) if ssl_enabled. And, it's not enough to 'enable' SSL in the domain tab, you have to generate a certificate in the SSL tab to get ssl_enabled to return a 1. – Ricalsin Sep 11 '14 at 5:51

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