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I use the "apache style" nginx config (include /sites-enabled folder files and a single .conf for every website I host). How can I set this:

location ~* \.(?:ico|css|js|gif|jpe?g|png)$ {
expires 30d;
add_header Pragma public;
add_header Cache-Control "public";
}

... in my general nginx.conf? I'd like not to repeat that block on each server block (for every website I host).. the problem is that from what I understood the location block can only be positioned within a server block, and I can't define a server block on the general nginx.conf. I know a solution would be to add the block in a expires.conf file and include that on every website conf file (server block).. but: is there a way to set that "upstream" in the main nginx.conf?

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Configuring this in upstream is not possible, but you can just put it in the http block and it should work fine.

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  • Create expires.conf on the same folder with nginx.conf
nano /etc/nginx/expires.conf
  • paste that expires configuration in this new file

  • on your vhost files for servers (usually in conf.d/ folder) include the new file with

include expires.conf;

hope that helps

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