nginx (pronounced "engine-x") is a lightweight, high-performance Web server and reverse proxy as well as IMAP/POP3 proxy server.

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Nginx, too many redirects, err_too_many_redirects

I have been learning and testing various installations of NGINX for proxy_pass (both custom compilation and standard install) using 2 servers. The problem(s) that I am having relate to ...
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What's the best way of creating NGINX server block on OpenStack floating ip allocation?

Im not sure if I'm approaching this from the right angle. I'm wanting to create a subdomain of bournetohack.com on a NGINX server upon associating a floating IP. What I was thinking is too tag onto ...
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Allow dev user to edit files that sometimes belong to www-data

This question has been asked time and time again but none of the answers seem to answer my specific question - either that or I'm not getting it. Anyway, as per the title, I'm trying to limit our web ...
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Setting up SSL on nginx

I'm trying to set up SSL with Nginx, however I'm having a few problems. I received all the required files, and created the bundle as shown here, and added it to my site configuration as below: server ...
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Block empty user-agents nginx?

My site was under attack and I noticed all the user agents are blank. How can I block this with my nginx? I have no idea what to block, if this is an empty user agent or what.
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Redirecting/rewriting wildcard domains to ssl in nginx

I have tried all the solutions found on this site and others but am still having a problem with redirecting a wildcard subdomain with http to https. I still end up with ...
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nginx location regex match everything but home

I am trying to restrict access to everything but home "/". I mean: allow people to access example.com but restrict access with password to any other path: example.com/any-other-path. I have tried ...
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502 bad gateway when trying to log out through nginx reverse proxy

Im trying to log out my php application when the nginx reverse proxy throws a 502 bad gateway error. The error log shows this error [error] 20284#0: *1 upstream sent too big header while reading ...
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504 Gateway timeout / 502 Bad gateway after installing php curl - server nginx

I have (well had) a working server with nginx on board. A server (dedicated) was only used to host a drupal site. Recently we decided to host also a magento store on it and started preparation. Since ...
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“No input file specified” when running php under fastcgi inside chroot under nginx outside of chroot

I have a scenario with nginx/1.4.6 running on Ubuntu 14.04 but with php/5.2.10 inside a chroot Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala). My issue is that all requests to php files result in the dreaded "No input ...
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nginx failed (13: Permission denied) uwsgi (502 bad gateway)

I am having trouble running my application on a new DigitalOcean droplet. The machine runs CentOS 6.5 My /etc/nginx/nginx.conf user nginx www-data; worker_processes 1; error_log ...
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PHP file downloaded instead of executed with nginx try_files

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10, nginx 1.6.2, php 5.5.12. I have a site set up like this: server { root /usr/share/nginx/www/oliviataussig; index index.php; server_name oliviataussig.com ...
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Using nginx to proxy multiple instances of sockets.io

I have two separate node.js applications running behind nginx. Both the apps use socket.io and express. One is served on port 5000 and the other on port 5001. But we need them both accessed through ...
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Nginx php-fpm in docker - Getting 404s

I'm trying to launch to containers an nginx container and a php-fpm container. php-fpm container exposes port 9000 and the nginx container exposes port 80. I updated the conf file to point the Once ...
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Why was an older version of Nginx installed?

I installed Nginx and PHP5-FPM and have it all working, but I noticed that I have Nginx 1.2.1 installed and not the most recent stable version (1.6.x). I also noticed that PHP-FPM had PHP 5.4 and not ...
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WordPress admin password protection not working on Nginx server

I am totally confused with Nginx server password protection. It does not work as we want. This is my Nginx website configuration block. server { listen 80; server_name example.com; ...
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Trouble with Uwsgi settings

I have a uwsgi ini that looks like this: [uwsgi] socket = :8001 processes = 4 master = true wsgi-file = /project/dev/myproject/conf/deployment/wsgi/dev/myproject-site.wsgi harakiri = 30 daemonize = ...
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Bonding multiple proxy server [closed]

I want to use multiple proxy server at the same time to speed my downloads. How can use multiple proxy at the same time. Reverse Proxy products such as haproxy nginx can use multiple proxy server but ...
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How to redirect to an other link when excess request (limit_req) with Nginx

I have been trying to limit the requests coming from a single IP address successful with module limit_req in Nginx. But now I want to redirect to an other web-page for showing some messages.How could ...
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How to uninstall nginx on CentOS7 [closed]

I installed Nginx from src myself using this guide and now, I would like to get rid of it. But it seems there is nothing to do, aside from wiping out the src in usr/local/src I did yum list installed ...
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Nginx virtual host servername, root

I installed nginx-1.6.2,2 on FreeBSD-9.2-RELEASE-p5 and here is my configuration: # tail -2 nginx.conf include _includes/*.conf; } # cat _includes/XXX.conf server { server_name XXX; root ...
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Nginx redirect all www.domain to domain and all domain to www.domain

I'm trying to get nginx to redirect every request it receives from any domain by either adding or removing a www. prefix. This is for a little redirect service. If you point www.any.domain to it, it ...
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nginx set variable in location

I am trying to optimize my nginx configs, so it would be possible to set one variable, and all location paths would update automatically. I have four lines in question: server_name php.domain.com; ...
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How do I set permissions for uploading media in WordPress? (Ubuntu 14.04.1, nginx 1.4.6)

I'm having trouble finding the correct permissions for running a WordPress site on my droplet. I followed this guide to configure the site: How To Configure Secure Updates and Installations in ...
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uWSGI suddenly won't start again after server crash on Debian

After my server crashed i am unable to start uWSGI again, and keep getting following errors on unlink() and bind(). I start my service as root, so it makes it even more strange. Sun Nov 16 15:25:24 ...
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Bottle neck of nginx?

I'm using nginx as a load balancer on amazon ec2 m3.large instance. This load balancer will receive loads from a load generator and distributed them to the 3 instance with mysql database serves as ...
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What characters are special in an nginx map instruction?

I'm moving a site to a new structure and want to use nginx's map to map old URLs to their new locations. For simple cases that works like a charm, but I have trouble with some values. This is what I ...
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Set up nginx for access controlled video streaming

I am trying to create an application thats core it will be to show videos in a learning environment based on meteor/nodejs. The problem is the streaming itself. As described on many pages, node is not ...
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Nginx + PHP-FPM Client Abort

Here's my config (Nginx 1.7.x) : server { listen 8000; index index.php index.html index.htm; root /var/www/; server_tokens off; chunked_transfer_encoding off; location ~ ...
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DNS configuration for webserver path

What I have is: some vservers and some domains, located at different hosters. A webserver with Port 8081 on one server. I have a path like "123.123.123.123:8081/app/" What I want is: a subdomain ...
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Correctly assigning permissions & groups

So my nginx is using www-data:www-data, and I want to deploy files to my server with Beanstalk through sftp properly. So I've created an user called beanstalk and added him to www-data group. $ id ...
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Run other applications alongside rails passenger app?

I recently created a rails app for my portfolio on an nginx server, I had to reinstall nginx to work with passenger. My portfolio works fine, but I can't seem to get another app to run alongside it ...
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Really struggling with nginx rewrites to https [closed]

I hope someone can help. I am new to ubuntu and nginx and have set up my own server (with the help of various guides around the internet) Here is my setup. ubuntu server 14.04, nginx, php5 fpm, ...
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How to load static files in an Nginx + Flask setup if the app is mapped to a sub-directory

I have a basic html site running at a domain (say example.com) and I want to run a flask app in a sub-directory (eg:example.com/test) flask app is running on port 5433 using the default flask ...
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nginx shutting down periodically

I have a Centos 6.5 server that came with Apache pre-installed. I was having problems with Apache clashing with nginx, presumably because they both default to listening on port 80. I went through the ...
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301 redirect DNS issues

I think I screwed up something in my DNS configuration and now its bugging me for hours. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I own a domain lets call it abc.com Before all the issues happened ...
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Different enviroment variables depending on the subdomain

Is it possible with NGINX to pick different enviroment variables depending on the subdomain? And if yes how can I do that? Background: The environment variables link to a certain Mongo DB instance ...
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Basic auth only if a certain header is present in the request?

Q: I want to be able to enable basic authentication for only those requests, that include a specific header in the request. Use case: Ask authentication for only certain clients whose requests are ...
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nginx: Multiple cross-domain 301 redirects with different page addresses

I'm moving my old site over to a new domain, and with that new domain comes new naming conventions. I'm trying to figure out what would be the simplest way of accomplishing the following for roughly 8 ...
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Pyramid + Nginx + uWSGI Server 500 Errors

I have a uWSGI application written in Python using the Pyramid framework. Nginx is configured like below (I left out a few bits, but I don't think they will matter): upstream uwsgicluster { ...
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Could not load file or assembly fastcgi-mono-server4

I am trying to host an ASP.NET Web Forms application using Mono. I have installed Mono 3.0.7 and XSP 2.10.2 from source into the /usr/bin directory. I then started the mono server with the following ...
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How to Flush NginX's SSL buffer mid-request for Server Push

I'm writing an app that uses long polling to push messages to clients. It doesn't end the request when it finishes sending a message though: it just flushes. It works fine, even when I proxy it ...
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Joomla URL Rewriting works automatically in Nginx

This is driving me nuts and I dont understand how this works automatically. I have nginx as my web server and I have installed Joomla that has URL Rewriting which removes the index.php from the URL. ...
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How to share nginx log's without sudo to another user?

I have 2 users on my server. One with sudo access another without. How can i give access to nginx logs /var/log/nginx/error.log To another user without sudo permission to use cat ...
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Nginx proxy_pass with PHP authentication?

Hey so what I'm basically hoping to do is set up nginx as a reverse proxy to an internal IIS server which hosts content. The nginx server would have to authenticate users using a PHP/MySQL login ...
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Nginx Load Balancer Optimum Specs

I have 3 Nginx servers and each of them should handle about 2k users (concurrent connections). In front of them I have Nginx load balancer. That's 4 Virtual machines, sharing same subnet and same ...
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NGINX: proxy_cache altering headers

I have been having trouble building a proxy between my server and s3 to cache requests. I finally boiled it down to a single point of failure... http{ proxy_cache_path /home/cache levels=1:2 ...
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Nginx redirect of subdomain routes not working

This is my server block in the nginx_conf file: I'm using cloud66 so I can edit this from my dashboard. This keeps breaking. I suspect it's because of my conditionals and if statements. I'm trying ...
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NGINX and Node.js Caching returning the same results on all subfolders

We use NGINX to proxy a connection to a Node.js instance running on the same server. Without caching turned on for that location, at one level (i.e. /v1/streams/) it returns a 2MB json file. If an ...
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nginx: 'location' as an alias for 'server'?

I have nginx set up with several servers in /etc/nginx/sites-enabled However, I want to convert my setup to one domain myserver.com , so typing in a browser lalala.com will no longer get me to the ...