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Nginx: Optimal map_hash_max_size and map_hash_bucket_size for 1M map?

I have 1M static rewrite rules and using this map configuration. How to determine the optimal values for map_hash_max_size and map_hash_bucket_size? I want to optimize for memory consumption. The ...
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Can't increase timeout on nginx with php-fpm

Our nginx refuses to increase the timeout for a request from the default of 60 seconds. I've already set the following parameters, but the server still gives me 504 after 60 seconds: ...
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How can I have nginx server Wordpress at /blog, without proxy_pass?

I've posted this question on WP.SE, but got no replies. In the meantime I figured a solution involving proxy_pass, but it comes with a few downsides. I have a subdomain installation of Wordpress that ...
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Two get parameters rewrite in subfolder

I have a site on domain.de/webinterface/. There is a index.php with two get parameters (page & user) Now i want that domain.de/webinterface/user/Niklas redirects to ...
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Clarification of netcat result

I've been trying to debug an issue on our servers and Im confused by this response from netcat. Can anyone explain why Im getting these 2 contradictory messages when checking to see if a port is ...
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nginx log entries out of sequence, possible to fix?

I have an nginx log parser which relies on fact, nginx log entries placed in sequential order. But from time to time I have log like this: [2015-07-01T08:41:59-07:00] https "GET ... ...
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Nginx: strip cookie from cached content

Trying to replace Apache by Nginx as a web proxy in front of some Tomcat servers, dealing with Set-Cookie JSESSIONID is proving to be challenging. Our Tomcat content is served with Cache-Control and ...
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nginx suspicious symbols warning in my nginx config file

My nginx configuration file is given below. server { listen 80; server_name http://hg.rawdatatech.com; location / { proxy_pass http://127.0.0.1:8000; proxy_set_header Host $host; ...
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nginx FastCGI sent in stderr: “Primary script unknown” while reading response header from upstream

i use nginx first./etc/nginx/sites-enabled/default config : server { server_name 45.33.54.201 45.33.54.201; listen 82; # ipv6only=on; limit_conn one 20; ...
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500 error on a rails unicorn app with no logs [on hold]

here is my unicorn.rb working_directory "/var/data/app/start" pid "/var/data/app/start/tmp/pids/unicorn.pid" stderr_path "/var/data/app/start/log/unicorn.log" stdout_path ...
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Cacti alias on Nginx

I am trying to run Cacti on Nginx as alias, however it returns 404 when I set the correct alias path. The strange thing is that if I set another path it loads the files. Cacti path is ...
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Install GitLab next to VestaCP on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm trying to setup a clean Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server with VestaCP as the control panel (it uses apache2.4 for the backend and nginx for the frontend). Next i want to install GitLab as the CE version. ...
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fix nginx forwarding slashes and get params

(Cross posted from stackoverflow...) I keep getting a strange issue on nginx right now. I have two nginx servers, one hosting content that I want to forward to the other server. The one that is doing ...
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Secure Port with Nginx Web Server Authentication auth_basic

I am trying to secure the login URL of my website (Ajenti control panel) with auth_basic authentication. I access the site like this: https://myajentiinstallation.com:8787 In the file ...
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Nginx, gitlab, subdirectory, alternate port. What do I do? [on hold]

I've installed VestaCP on my CentOS VPS. I've installed the Gitlab-ce installer, which has it's own nginx server. That server is accessible via. https://example.com:6443 How do I make a proxy ...
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VirtualBox shared folders returning file not found when loading over HTTP [migrated]

Hi I have a VirtualBox image which I am starting with vagrant and mounting two shared folders. The folders mount without a problem and are visible when I SSH to the guest machine, but when I try to ...
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Application layer firewall for WebSockets?

My team has built an intranet portal in Amazon AWS for a client, and on it, we have used WebSockets to do things like notifications and other minor stuff. We mostly send events from the server, but we ...
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Nginx rewrite downloads php instead of running it

I have the following code to redirect users visiting login.php to another page: http { .... geo $bad_user { default 0; 1.2.3.4/32 1; 4.3.2.1/32 1; } server { .... location = /login.php { if ...
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nginx behind reverse proxy 504 Gateway Time-out on form submit

I have a problem with nginx. When I use the site directly everything works fine but as soon as I setup a reverse proxy (doesn't matter if its another nginx or haproxy) I get 504 Gateway Time-out when ...
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Redmine Base URI /redmine with nginx

I want to do exactly that but with nginx server I wrote below settings but login pages like /redmine/login redirects to /login Please assist. location /redmine { proxy_pass ...
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Using goaccess to figure out cause of increased traffic

I have an Ubuntu server hosted by Linode. A few days ago I got a notification that my Disk IO rate was higher than normal. I am trying to determine what they root cause of this is and whether I need ...
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What would be a portable nignx HTTP access log format to use with nginx?

I am looking for a way to store that logs in a common format so they can easily be recognized and parsed by most tools. I am interested about a format that is automatically recognized by goaccess ...
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Nginx php-fpm, try_files and GET params

I'm having a problem getting nginx configuration to work. Seems like everything works fine but my php script does not receive GET parameters. The most relevant link I get on my issue is this one nginx ...
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nginx no speed limitation for a connection

I have a server with nginx installed on it to serve some files for downloading. I also didn't change default configuration of nginx. Problem is that when I try to download from this server it seems ...
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nginx push request forbidden

I'm running a local git server using nginx but i'm getting a problem in my push request. i can clone from my repo, after that when i commit and try to push it back my i get a 403 Forbidden error ...
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Nginx Startup Script Hanging [duplicate]

I'm having to run the nginx startup script in the background, or it does not return to the shell when run - it does this through either service nginx start .. or simply running .. ...
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systemctl Failed to parse kill mode, ignoring mixed

On CentOS 7 I wanted to check the status of the nginx service: # systemctl status nginx -l nginx.service - The nginx HTTP and reverse proxy server Loaded: loaded ...
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How to store “fastcgi_cache” indefinitely? [on hold]

And only refresh it when backend data did some changes? Using nginx 1.9.2 and PHP-FPM 5.6.10. Thanks!
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nginx auth_request configuration

I'm running nginx and I wanna configure it to authenticate via a python script that will look up in my database. I need to receive the password and username in my python script but I can't figure out ...
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Nginx log shows suspicious directory access!!! How to block them?

On my Nginx log recently i have noticed 100's entries like this where a directory search was executed with error, because those directory does not exist on my webserver. now, how can I block them once ...
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502 errors on random (not all) pages

A few weeks ago I noticed in the Google Webmaster tools that a few of my URL's were returning 502's. One such URL is http://www.sau.com.au/forums/topic/437438-around-the-bay-wrap-up/ This URL ...
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Nginx hanging on restart

I'm having to run the nginx startup script in the background, or it does not return to the shell when run - it does this through either service nginx start .. or simply running .. ...
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Nginx url rewrite file not found

I have converted my .htaccess to work with Nginx but i have many 404 errors or wrong display for folder and subfolder rewriting. This Nginx config works for folder and subfolder but for /view/ its ...
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Unexpected File Download Slowness After Enabled SPDY on Nginx

A simple WordPress static site run entirely on https. Nginx conf here: http://pastebin.com/BrP0LThT Only difference before / after is: listen 443 ssl; listen 443 ssl spdy; Nginx ...
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Nginx to disable direct ip access [duplicate]

I have an nginx server to manage several websites with their respective domain names. Now I found if I enter the ip address of the server into the browser's address bar, it goes to one of the website. ...
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nginx downloads .php files - error configured

I'm trying to follow this tutorial in order to create an amazon machine with nginx and php: http://stale.coffee/ec2-micro-instance-adventure-nginx-php-mysql.html All good, I opted to use ...
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Nginx - don't log certain requests by METHOD (e.g HEAD and OPTIONS) [duplicate]

I know how to customize nginx access_log directive, but I fail to find how I can turn off logging by specific request method: such as HEAD or OPTIONS. I would prefer a solution within the access_log ...
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Nginx - How to authorize access to repositories using python script

I have set up a local Git server using Nginx ( in Ubuntu ) ,Now I want to authorize users using external python script , which should authorize them against predefined database . AFAIK, I have to ...
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Can't get apache working after installing nginx & hhvm

I had Apache2 running on my local ubuntu machine and I installed nginx & hhvm on my local for debugging purposes by following this tutorial. I would now like to switch back to Apache2 as I had it ...
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A nginx, php-fpm, and mysql php app is very slow for no explainable reason — times out often

I have a setup of a load balancer, followed by a web server consisting of nginx, hhvm, and php-fpm. The app I speak of is using php-fpm, and all hhvm apps perform fine. When I access ...
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magento store views under sub folders with nginx

Can someone please explain how i can get nginx to reocgnise a store view in magento under it's own sub folder. i have a store.. with the following code in my nginx config file. location ~ \.php$ { ...
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Nginx proxy_pass and redirect

I tried to clean up my urls on my reverse proxy nginx config. My config looks like this upstream blog { ip:port; } server { listen 80; server_name domain.tdl ...
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Windows XP invalid certificate on Nginx

I migrated my SSL websites and certificates from Apache to Nginx and from that moment all Windows XP clients does not recognize the SSL certificate (it is a wildcard certificate issued by Trustico). ...
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Nginx Redirect - Too many stops an issue? [on hold]

I've been researching this issue for a while now and come up with quite a few conflicted results. Basically when entering our webpage we want you taken to https for seo and security purposes. I'm ...
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Does whitespace matter in nginx conf files?

I have an nginx conf file that due to using environment variables, I have a shell script echo, this file I refer to as nginx.conf.template, then I place the echoed reult into the actual nginx.conf, ...
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no module named 'project' in gunicorn using Django 1.8 & python 3.4

I've deployed with ansible a project using Django 1.8 and python3.4 in a virtualenv folder. For my projects including settings and wsgi in a config folder it works, the deployment is fine and it ...
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Nginx - Wordpress in a Sub-directory

I am running wordpress in a sub-directory /wordpress, I want it to be served at root. I cannot change the application root to /wordpress, because i have a core php application at root, which runs as ...
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haproxy-varnish can't reach 6k requests

Issue I can't reach 6k requests/seconds. I get a lot of timeouts. My response time goes as high as 26 seconds. Intro I am setting up a server that will host a 100MB static-website. The thing is ...
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Getting recv() failed (104: Connection reset by peer)

The following issue happens only when i use Laravel's @include to include other blade templates into main layout: /etc/nginx/error.log 015/06/25 23:42:34 [error] 3374#0: *1 recv() failed ...
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Nginx User Directories

I am trying to configure nginx so that when going to http://example.com/~user/ it will load files from the /home/~user/www/ directory. I have found a script that seems to work for .html files but ...