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Strange access requests

In my access logs i have some requests like so: [18/Dec/2014:10:07:51 +0300] "GET /favicon.ico HTTP/1.1" 301 184 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:6.0) Gecko/20110814 Firefox/6.0 Google ...
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nginx : setting wordpress and gitlab, can activate only one of them at a time

I'm trying to set up a website (website.com) on an Ubuntu 14.04 machine. When '/etc/nginx/sites-available/wordpress' is present, I can run the gitlab server on website.com/gitlab (as intended) When ...
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500 Internal Server Error Nginx on HTTP POST

I need your kind assistance to solve this problem after a long research. my script is unable to send post request it's getting 500 internal server error (nginx). This error occurs while $_POST ...
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nginx subdirectory to subdomain icingaweb

I currently have icinga2 set up with the new icingaweb2 ui. it defaults to the subfolder /icingaweb as follows: location ~ ^/icingaweb/index\.php(.*)$ { # fastcgi_pass 127.0.0.1:9000; ...
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Multiple node.js apps on the same server

I have nginx hosts an instance of static site generated by jekyll. I added a nodejs app on port 4000 and do according to this tutorial on DigitalOcean server { listen 80; root ...
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Nginx directive for redis_connect_timeout doesn't work as expected

I'm using the Nginx HttpRedis, HttpRedis2, and HttpSRCache modules so that I can use Redis for caching. This works well, but I have problems when my Redis server is unavailable. If the host itself ...
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what does “low address bits are meaningless” mean?

I'm trying to restrict access from Internet to a login page on my blog, and only make it available from my intranet. Thus, i have defined the following location location ~/ghost/signing { allow ...
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Nginx: How to rewrite arguments passed to index.php?

I am struggling with some Nginx rewrits for url arguments passed to index.php: Old: ?topic=10126.msg36887 New: ?posts/36887/ My two questions: 1) How do I rewrite to the new argument structure ...
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Multiple SSL and non-SSL hosts on one server with NGINX and redirects

I am running a webserver on VestaCP, and I am having a little difficulty with NGINX and SSL. On one host I have 2 SSL sites which share a wildcard certificate and 1 SSL site with its own certificate, ...
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Error 503 Service Unavailable Varnish

So I setup a new cloud based instance with Ubuntu 12.04, with nginx, php5-fpm and varnish. Before I installed and configured Varnish, the website worked fine, virtual hosts worked. After setting up ...
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Something wrong with nginx and port 80

I've got an application at 192.168.101.120:8080. Now I want to run it throug nginx on port 80. Look at the nginx.conf: user nginx; worker_processes 1; error_log ...
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nginx: php-fastcgi running but php files not executing

I have recently set up a nginx server with PHP running as FastCGI process. The server is running with HTML files however PHP files are downloading instead of displaying and PHP code is not processed. ...
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Nginx restful url rewrite

I need to rewrite URL like this: example.com/demo/test/123/edit To: example.com/demo/test.php?a=123&b=edit It works with this rewrite rule: location /demo { rewrite ...
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error404 /cgi-sys/defaultwebpage.cgi [on hold]

I have a Mac mini I install vagrant with nginx + php on my Mac mini I set up a hostname(*.dev.com) on my Mac mini path /etc/hosts I set up a same hostname on my vagrant If vagrant IP Address is ...
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Deploying node.js application on Ubuntu VPS

I created an real time android application backed by a node.js application. I use express, socket.io, mongodb and ubuntu for my backend. But my problem is on how I can possibly run it in production or ...
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Rails + Nginx + Unicorn multiple apps

I get the server where is currently installed two apps and i need to add another one, here is my configs. nginx.conf user www-data www-data; worker_processes 4; pid /var/run/nginx.pid; events { ...
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nginx proxy + ssl +clr “400 bad request” error

Here's the situation - there's a trasnparent nginx proxy that handles SSL certificates and does it well until we decide to add a revocation list management, required for security reasons. This is when ...
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Can I use multiple caching layers in NGINX? [on hold]

I am planning to use NGINX as a reverse-proxy for SSL Termination, PageSpeed, Output Caching, etc... Specifically regarding caching, I'd ideally like to have two layers of caching. A redis cache ...
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Nginx rewrite to eliminate “www” not working

I've looked at many SE threads and done various google searches and can't figure out why i can't redirect www.mysite.com to mysite.com on my nginx server. The 1st server block does the ...
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Nginx proxy cache (proxy_pass $request_uri;)

I need to create proxy web using nginx. If I access http://myweb.com/http://www.target.com/ the proxy_pass should be http://www.target.com/ Here is my configuration: location / { proxy_pass ...
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Nginx: logging full request data?

Simply, is it possible to make nginx log all the request information (source address, protocol, headers, etc.)? Especially, in some parseable format.
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Gitweb 404 - No projects found on ArchLinux ARM

I have some troubles with gitweb configuration on my RPi (powered by ArchLinux ARM). As you can see in the topic title I get "404 No projects founds" error. I followed ArchLinux wiki but it didn't ...
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Nginx Session-Binding-Proxy

I've been trying to harden a website against attacks involving Session Hijacking. The site runs with Nginx in front of an node.js app. As one of the countermeasures, the goal is to configure Nginx to ...
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NetScaler Gateway VPX behind nginx

Currently we run a Citrix Security Gateway on a VM and opened a specified port on our firewall to directly connect to it via port redirection. This works quite well, but every user has to remember the ...
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Nginx failed (99: Cannot assign requested address)

OS: CentOS 6.5 (Final) Panel Version: 11.5.30 I'm using Plesk and turned on the nginx service. Now my sites are pointing to the Apache page. I have also looked at the errors within the nginx error ...
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Nginx proxy_pass entire request to remote server

I want to have phpMyAdmin running under another port and pass all requests that go to /pma/ to 127.0.0.1:8081 Thats my Nginx config server { listen 80; ... location /pma/ { ...
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Clean url with several params in nginx

I am a newbie in nginx. The question is how to rewrite url with query string to 'clean' url: for one parameter: host.com?page.html/param1=value1 <- host.com/page/value1 ...
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ProxyPass Not working (No errors)

I am attempting to forward one of my apache domains onto a different port (which is hosting an Nginx-backed rails app) In my http.conf for the particular virtual host I have: <VirtualHost ...
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How to configure nginx to dynamically read folders, user accounts/domains? [duplicate]

I have cPanel and Apache 2.4 on my CentOS 6.6 VPS. I installed Nginx as a reverse proxy. Everything works fine. I have 2 domains on the VPS & I'm able to configure them both on nginx. The ...
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Is it possible to share a basic auth session between several aliases in nginx?

The title pretty much sums it up, we have a very simple virtual host setup in nginx protected by basic auth, so it looks like that: server { listen portnumber; server_name *.domain.com; ...
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Ever increasing mem usage by php-fpm?

It seems php-fpm is allocating more and more memory, although peaks and dips in amount of requests. Couldn't post more than one image, so I put them here. As you can see in the uri of the pictures, ...
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Nginx subdomain proxypass

I want to redirect non-ssl traffic to ssl for all subdomains. I want to keep the subdomain the same. I want to specify a different proxy_pass for staging.foo.com. I only have 3 things going right now ...
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Nginx ssl - SSL: error:0906D06C:PEM routines:PEM_read_bio:no start line

I am trying to enable ssl on a server using a certificate from 123-reg but I keep getting this error: nginx: [emerg] SSL_CTX_use_certificate_chain_file("/opt/nginx/conf/cleantechlms.crt") failed ...
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Denying folder in Nginx causing PHP-FPM to not take precedence

The title says it all, but I have a very interesting problem that I am quite confused on. Basically, I have a simple WordPress installation, and I wish to deny a folder (along with all files in the ...
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how to set up a cookieless sub domain to serve static contents? [on hold]

I am in search of developing a cookieless sub domain to serve my static contents in the web site. As I am a newbie to this field it look like a tough task for me. Can any one help me to find a ...
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nginx config and error message

I believe I have an error in one of my nginx configs. I have tried: $ sudo service nginx restart * Restarting nginx nginx [fail] $ After some googling i then tried the following: $ sudo service ...
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Nginx Location Rewrite Rule matching GeoIP Header value

I'm looking to write a simple rewrite rule where I basically am trying to say the following If the requested URI is text/index.html (or test/) and the GeoIP Organization equals "My GeoIP Value" then ...
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Can't get 404s for Wordpress pages with permalinks and nginx

I have nginx 1.6.2 serving a wordpress site, with php-fpm. Permalinks are setup the following way: /blog/%postname%/ nginx serves correctly the site pages (/, /products, /contact...) as well as the ...
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how to prevent loadbalancer from going offline?

i plan to setup a load balancer for a webproject but there is a major issue in my head: a typical loadbalancer would be: (provided by nginx upstream) Server #1 accepts all requests and forwards them ...
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Issue with Nginx, http authentication and dynamic IP address

I am trying to get Nginx as a reverse proxy to authenticate users performing inbound http requests. My ISP provides me with a dynamic IP. I am not sure how to configure my ADSL router (NAT rules). ...
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Setting apache2 as default web server on ubuntu

So on my ubuntu server I have both apache2 and nginx installed for testing purposes. However, currently nginx is set as default (nginx is the one that starts up when the server is restarted), but I ...
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How to serve giziped text files with nginx

To save space we gzip all our logs and text files and these files are browsed by the user, but these files are downloaded instead of opened in the browser, I couldn't find a way to set mime-type ...
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nginx wrong IP when checking connections limit

I have lot of times the following line appearing in the nginx error log. This is causing the 50x error appearing to the visitors of the site. We have a multilanguage site that has URL ...
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Using nginx: require authentication when request from public IP, not needed when local

I wrote a simple file browser app which is served using node on port 3000. I use nginx as a front-end which proxies this service. This is on my home server. I would like to be able to require basic ...
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How to configure nginx to dynamically read folders, user accounts/domains?

I have cPanel and Apache 2.4 on my CentOS 6.6 VPS. I installed Nginx as a reverse proxy. Everything works fine. I have 2 domains on the VPS & I'm able to configure them both on nginx. The ...
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nginx rewrite rule to convert URL segments to query string parameters

I'm setting up an nginx server for the first time, and having some trouble getting the rewrite rules right for nginx. The Apache rules we used were: See if it's a real file or directory, if so, ...
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nginx force ssl exception

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with nginx installed and SSL installed on main domain, which works fine. I have even parked 5-6 other domains with main domain. If I go to any of those domains, I get an SSL ...
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Haproxy: Slow responses for static content

We're using HAProxy for load balancing. Our application is running on 10 Caucho Resin servers and 7 dedicated Nginx servers (this for static content). Versions: HA-Proxy version 1.5-dev19 2013/06/17 ...
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nginx, web page degraded when root path is changed

I'm setting a wordpress up with nginx. Everything's seems ok : server is up phpinfo() test is ok the worpress install routine is showing up The only trouble is the root statement in the web server ...
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Nginx index.php forbidden sub-directory only!

I'm using nginx 1.0.4 + php-fpm + wordpress on OpenVZ Container. my setup works fine. but when i try access to http://example.com/wp-admin/ it give me 403 error and I access ...