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Nginx returning 408 error with XHR2 file uploads during mid-upload

A customer of mine is trying to upload a file to our remote nginx webserver via a form POST using XHR2 form data (and a cross-domain request with CORS). During mid-upload, the webserver returns a 408 ...
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nginx and php-fpm performance cpu bound

in peak hours our server is cpu bound. we are hitting 100% cpu. using php5-fpm and nginx on a large ec2 instance. to serve around 50 million requests per day. we are using this server to serve JSON ...
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Subsonic not working behind nginx due to ;jsessionid= being add to every single URL

I started using nginx as a front-end in order to standardize my services access via sub-domains. It works well for pydio and webmail (RainLoop, very good), but Subsonic doesn’t log in. There is no ...
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Strange faulty 16000d response timing in gdevtools for specific XHR

We have some XHR on our website, that is reported in Google developer tools' network timeline as Receiving for 16035.5 days. There actually is a response, and for sure it does not take as long as ...
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Weird nginx configuration: multiple rewrite rules doesnt work

I have an application which knows how to prepare some special images and its running on a separate machine (i'm trying to use it as image server). When these images are prepared and served by ...
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Nginx client_max_body_size per location block (with php frontcontroller pattern)

I am looking for a solution for this problem. I understand the reasoning why the setup in that question does not work, but I try to get to a solution where I can get it working. The idea is to allow ...
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Issues with nginx behind haproxy

I'm hosting an ajax site (AngularJS) and it's assets/partials reside on my static asset servers running nginx behind haproxy. My setup looks as follows: Web -> Haproxy -> App (custom) and ...
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nginx and cloudlfare ip confusion?

I am using the below config in http block of my nginx.conf to get real ip while using Cloudflare acceleration service: ## Cloudflare settings to get Real IP's set_real_ip_from ...
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Force chunked transfers when using gzip static on / sendfile in Nginx?

Nginx seems to disable chunking when sending files that are pre-compressed ala gzip_static on Is there any trick to force it to chunk anyway? Chunks seems to give some browsers the illusion of faster ...
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Nginx limit_conn in IF statement?

How to make possible something like this? location /download/ { limit_conn addr 2; if ($arg_C) { limit_conn addr 1; } } Gives me: Restarting nginx: nginx: ...
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How to debug CGI over fcgiwrap/nginx

I serve executable scripts (mainly in C) through fcgiwrap connected with nginx. Since the scripts are complied, I can get the coding errors during compilation, but sometimes I receive CGI errors ...
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nginx/php + zurmo, rewrite or internal redirection cycle

I am trying to get Zurmo CRM running on my Debian Jessie system on localhost. I couldn't find an example nginx config and the application needs to rewrite URLS, which I have done wrong. I also use ...
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Disable IPv6 in nginx proxy_pass

My server doesn't have IPv6 adresses. However, when I use Nginx proxy_pass to upstream with IPv4 and IPv6, sometimes it tries to send outgoing requests using IPv6: 2013/07/30 00:25:06 [error] ...
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Trying to get the “pool seems busy” errors to stop with php-fpm

I have a machine that is running with 3 cores and 7GB of RAM. On this machine we are running Nginx 1.4.2 and PHP-FPM. Each PHP-FPM process uses ~30MB of RAM. So this is the pool configuration I have ...
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cacti send alert once nginx cannot be accessed

I already enabled graph on Nginx client stat and Nginx Socket stat, threshold plugin also installed, and they are working fine. I would like to know how can I get alert once users can't access nginx? ...
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Python Threads and uWSGI Harakiri

I have a webapp that is using an API built on nginx, uWSGI, and Django. Recently I have been seeing a lot of harakiris on a particular API call which does some quick processing and then spawns a few ...
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Is it possible to dynamically set the upload_store value for nginx upload modue?

I have a lot of hard drives in my server and I want to upload files to them. Since it is overhead to upload a file to one drive and then move it to another, I would like to directly upload the file to ...
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Nginx/uWSGI - upstream prematurely closed connection while reading response header from upstream

I've got an Ubuntu server configured with Nginx and uWSGI to serve Django which was setup and working with the default start page yesterday. All I have done since is install MySQL and later ...
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large javascript file not being served properly by nginx

I'm having trouble serving a large (376kb) javascript file via nginx over ssl with gzip enabled. The file is served without issue over plain old http. The file in question is ckeditor.js and is ...
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nginx - Hide .php extension, and permanently redirect *.php requests to the clean url

After a lot of googling, I've managed to get pretty URLs working by using: server { listen 80; server_name www.url.com; rewrite ^/(.*) http://url.com/$1 permanent; } server { ...
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nginx reverse proxy not returning website

The setup Currently, we have an Apache2 webserver acting as load balancer for our web architecture. The backends are Xen virtual machines accessible via IPv6 for the public Internet and via IPv4 for ...
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Nginx multiple server blocks

Im having an issue trying to configure Nginx to work with gitlab and some other sites I have. I have foo.com that points to my server. bar.foo.com also points to my server. I'm trying to have ...
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Understanding Nginx try_files and fastcgi_path

I'm trying to convert a very simple .htaccess file to nginx: Options -Indexes -MultiViews RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteRule ^ index.php [L] As I read on Google and ...
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nginx does not respect “root” directive

I'm running an EC2 instance with Ubuntu and trying to setup virtual servers for two domains without luck and cannot figure out why. My web documents are located in /var/www/<domain> and ...
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syslog-ng and nginx logs to mysql

So couple of days ago I asked how to log php and nginx logs to centralized MySQL database, and m0ntassar gave a perfect answer :) cheer ! The problem I am facing now is that I can not seem to get it ...
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nginx $uri is url decoded

I am using nginx as reverse proxy and I have 2 rules like: location ~ ^/indirect { rewrite ^/indirect(.*) /foobar$1; } location ~ ^/foobar { set $url ...
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Nginx / PHP-FPM setting 404 / 5xx on externals

So I've recently been trying to help out the community by building a pimcore based nginx vhost config. Everything works very well from what I can see except for 1 small issue. If any of the pages ...
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Application reports timeouts. However nginx has no record or log

We are serving Django via nginx/uwsgi. We use AWS ELB behind a VPC. This is a webservice to Mobile clients. We had reports of timeouts during development so we have added a concept of a request_id ...
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nginx 2 symfony2 web application, one ip no domain

I have irritating with nginx. I set up in /usr/share/nginx/www/firstapp one application and in /usr/share/nginx/www/secondapp. in my default conf i setup that in / root localization i want first ...
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Nginx HttpSecureLinkModule and IP restricted hashes not working sometimes

Im using the nginx module HttpSecureLinkModule to protect resources from being hotlinked with expiring hashes which use user's IP address to make a hash that will only work for them, on top of ...
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Nginx as a proxy doesn't allow to access backend (Apache) content which is password protected

I have apache as a backend and nginx as a frontend. Some content is password-protected by Apache (HTTP Auth). When I access it directly - everything works fine, bur when I try it through nginx - ...
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NGINX mod _proxy_html available?

Somebody created already a similar http://apache.webthing.com/mod_proxy_html/ mod_proxy_html module for Nginx? I think the closest module would be http://wiki.nginx.org/HttpSubsModule but I have no ...
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nginx sticky sessions / ip_hash with Socket.io

I am to be load balancing two node.js/Socket.io instances on different boxes with nginx running a simple notifications service with a retroactive event for new clients. I don't think there will be ...
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Nginx doesn't seem to stop correctly

I'm using the following script to start/stop nginx: #! /bin/sh ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: nginx # Required-Start: $all # Required-Stop: $all # Default-Start: 2 3 4 5 # ...
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Nginx subdomain redirects to domain, what's wrong?

I've got a server with serveral domains under Nginx running fine (WordPress blogs). Now I want to setup a phplist server and locate it under one subdomain, but although I thought I configured the ...
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nginx equivalent to Apache MultiViews?

If you put this in your .htaccess file Options MultiViews and you have these files stuff/ howto.html index.php items.php then all of these web addresses work /stuff/ # ...
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How to run script only if load balancer is NOT routing requests to it via bash script?

I have 4 cloud instances. First is a load balancer (LB), and then 2 instances with the identical setup holding the application code (APP1 & APP2). And finally, I have a database instance (DB). ...
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Nginx, wrong site served

I have my site on the IP 1.2.3.4 On my domain provider I have both onesite.com and anothersite.com pointing to 1.2.3.4 With Nginx, I have two sites configured: server { listen 1.2.3.4:80; ...
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Scaling AngularJS + NodeJS app on Linode

I have developed an application using AngularJS + NodeJS (together with MariaDB, Redis and Socket.io for realtime notifications) and I have deployed it on a single Linode node. Now I would like to ...
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Nginx proxy to tomcat7 webapp secured with shiro

So I have a Java (Spring 4 + Shiro) web app running in Tomcat7 on dedicated server. I'm trying to configure Nginx so that my application would be reachable by simply going to www.example.com instead ...
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When do I get Nginx Cache Expired tag?

What my webserver intends to do is when it gets a request to a certain url, it sends an API call to a third party service. To prevent exceeding the API limit, I cache the result for an hour for the ...
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How to override “Content-Type” header with PHP script on Nginx

I have some php script which returns jpeg image(1x1 pixel) with content type "image/jpeg": // return image $image_name = 'img/pixel.jpg'; $image = fopen($image_name, 'rb'); header('Content-Length: ' ...
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How to correctly secure Reverse Proxy communication with actual server in LAN

I have Nginx acting as gateway and reverse proxy for requests based on host name. However, the communication with the actual server in lan isn't secured. Does the connection remain encrypted with ...
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High CPU Usage and hangs randomly with HHVM

I'm using phpbb on Centos 7 with 512mb of ram and 1 core. And I'm having randomly hangs and high cpu usage when I get some url of my clean phpbb installation. This is my server.hdf file: idFile = ...
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nginx relative path to include

In an nginx conf file, is there any way to specify the include to another conf file relative to the current conf file? I would like to write: server { listen 80; server_name localhost; ...
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Nginx req_limit_zone whitelist ip's geo module

I have setup nginx req_limit_zone to limit requests to my webserver. Also I added geo to whitelist certain IP's so request limit does not affect those IP's. The problem is that once I test it with ap ...
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Django uwsgi Nginx not serving media files - Django returns 404 status code

I originally posted this on SO but I think it might belong here instead. I'm following this tutorial: http://uwsgi-docs.readthedocs.org/en/latest/tutorials/Django_and_nginx.html Everything was going ...
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Getting 403 Forbidden w. Referer on Nginx+Passenger

We're using Nginx 1.6.2 + Passenger 5.0.6 and have a vhost defined with PHP-FPM which serves a MODx installation. Only one location /sinatraapp serves a Sinatra App using Ruby 2.1.1. The setup is ...
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How to block fake google spider and fake web browser access?

Recently I found that someguys are trying to mirror my website. They are doing this in two ways: Pretend to be google spiders . Access logs are as following: 89.85.93.235 - - [05/May/2015:20:23:16 ...
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NginX proxy_read_timeout TCP connection status

When NginX is configured as a reverse proxy and gives up waiting for the following reasons proxy_read_timeout proxy_connect_timeout proxy_send_timeout it sends a 504 gateway timeout to the ...