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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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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 proxy_cache / Varnish - parallel requests trigger multiple requests to backend?

I am looking for a HTTP reverse proxy that will handle HTTP live streaming use cases in a performant manner. Assume file/fragment sizes up to 4MB with a constant load of client requests for the same ...
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Nginx: Tags in Syslog output on wrong position

I'm trying to output the logs of several Nginx servers in FreeBSD jails to the jails' host. I'm using FreeBSD 10 syslog and Nginx 1.7.10. In Nginx (in this case the hostname is web) I have set: ...
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Rails + Nginx + Unicorn increase post data size ( 414 Request-URI Too Large)

I get 414 (Request-URI Too Large) exception on my POST Request while sending bulk date to my server. Is it possible to increase the limit of POST data? I have done following change in nginx ...
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nginx location not responding to pathnames

I've set up my site file but for whatever reason the alias isn't working. The site is an internal site and all media files are kept on a NAS off of the server. I'm trying to access them using /video/ ...
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How do I configure nginx to have a server block pointing towards a django app?

Suppose I have an nginx server, with Django apps set up as "/djangoapps/exampleapp1/" and "/djangoapps/exampleapp2/". Suppose I just registered a domain "www.exampleapp2.com". How can I point ...
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Nginx: how to set host header to the server chosen (load balancing)

I have a site that works as load balancer. Site A. I have other sites that only can have one domain. So if i just redirect to them it says host name not found. So if i manually set header to ...
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Nginx user uploaded SSL Certificates

I'm wondering what's the best way to let users upload their SSL certificates. I have a multitenant application based on rails/passenger/nginx and I need each user to use his own domain with his SSL ...
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nginx try_files redirect using wrong scheme when behind SSL termination load balancer (haproxy)

I have an nginx 1.6.2 server running as a backend behind a load balancer that does SSL termination. All communication to the backend servers goes over HTTP. Diagram of what's going on: ...
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nginx: Redirection from http://*.example.com to https://example.com showing strange behaviour

I have an SSL certificate being only valid for example.com (not valid for subdomains) and therefore want to redirect both http://example.com and http://www.example.com to https://example.com using ...
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Nginx as a load balancer. Frequent upstream timed out (110: Connection timed out) while connecting to upstream

I'm trying to use nginx on a centos 7 virtual machine as a load balancer to replace an aging Coyote Point hardware device. However in one of our webapps we're seeing frequent and continual upstream ...
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start nginx despite missing upstream

I like to run nginx as a local proxy server, serving stale cache files if the upstream server is unavailable. This works well, except the local machine is restarted, while the internet connection ...
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How to block hping3 SYN ACK efficiently with iptables?

Actually I'm trying to execute a SYN TCP flood on my Debian web server with nginx and, by executing tcpdump "tcp[tcpflags] & (tcp-syn) != 0" while flooding, I see all packets coming. I already ...
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proxy parameters with nginx

I'm trying to use nginx to proxy a request with parameters to a shoutcast stream. I've tried a couple things but can't seem to get it working right. First try was this location /music/ { ...
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Max memory for HHVM instance on vServer

Im tried hhvm on my vServer and have problems with the memory used. The performance is great, but the used memory consumption is horrible. I have a vServer with min 4GB and max 8GB memory and hhvm ...
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Nginx proxying Nodejs (Dokku). CORS response headers not passing through

I'm using Dokku to host my app at DigitalOcean. Dokku run nginx 1.6 to proxy Docker apps simulating a Heroku-like environment. The app's all share similar default configs like below. My Node.js ...
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Rate limiting bots (specific IPs) in NGINX

I would like to rate-limit (but not block) various crawlers. Based on other examples of similar questions, I've come up with this: http { ## 10MB zone, 5 reqs per sec limit_req_zone $limit ...
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Execute lua script after getting response from proxy pass

I have nginx block which proxy passes the request to different load balancers based on the request by first calling a lua script. location / { set $provider_key null; set $cached_key null; set ...
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How to get Nginx to quickly switch to backup upstream server?

I've using Nginx to load-balance a websocket app that runs in multiple Node.js instances. When there are thousands of active connections, a single message broadcast could make Node spin in place for ...
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NGINX + NodeJS Performance Issues

I have one server running a Docker + NodeJS application and a load balancer running nginx. Before upgrading to two servers, I wanted to attempt to replicate traffic statistics for the load balancer ...
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Interpreting Siege results with Nginx

I am trying to compare the performance of a clutch of web servers using Siege. Whilst the results from all the other servers are easy to understand I am having some difficulty understanding the ...
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Configure nginx proxypass with node.js

What I'm trying to do is running a node.js app with nginx using the ProxyPass feature; my node.js app is execute at localhost:8888, and the this is my nginx configuration file server { listen ...
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How to route PHP files to 2 different backends with nginx

I have a server running Nginx that is currently proxying all PHP script to Apache with the following location directive: location ~ \.php$ { proxy_pass http://@apache; } I'd like to introduce a ...
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Can't go to route using nginx and Express.JS

So I have express.js set up behind nginx and when I go to website.com/users, I get a 404. But when I go to website.com, the page loads fine. This appears to be all other routes too, I can't get to ...
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Risks of letting ZNC have my private SSL key

I have a single VPS running a few websites and also my ZNC IRC bouncer. I purchased a wildcard SSL certificate for all my subdomains (this was silly; it would've been much cheaper just to purchase ...
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Nginx - branch on parameter in location context

I'm trying to use the HttpEchoModule to sleep for a random amount of time when i hit a location with a specific parameter: location = /api/shouldSend { if ($arg_blah = "test") { ...
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Nginx : How to set 'limit_conn' and 'limit_req'?

I'm using nginx version 1.6.2 on ubuntu 14.04 I've tried to input limit_conn and limit_req at configuration file with referencing nginx documentation. Nginx is well working without limit_conn and ...
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Why is this nginx www redirect not working?

I'm having trouble with www redirects on an nginx server. The server is running 2 sites: example.com and blog.example.com. Server config: nginx/1.4.6 (Ubuntu) Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Relevant DNS ...