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nginx upload progress combined with normal request

I have a good virtual host for nginx that works well without using the nginx upload module. When I add upload progress into this my upload request. How can I solve this? i need to upload my files ...
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nginx connection timeout & client closed connection issue

I have this nginx server running on AWS & it was working all fine until recently when couple of users started complaining about the website not opening until they made some 10 attempts to access ...
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nginx redirects back to remote_addr IP

I am trying to setup nginx 1.0.12 as a proxy for apache 2.2.15, but faced a strange problem. And I cannot solve it for third day in a row. I have test site c-craft.info and have installed roundcube in ...
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Rails 4 Unicorn+Nginx on Ubuntu 13.04 VPS keeps crashing

I bought a years subscription at bluevm.com (found some coupon code, it was only about $15 for a whole year) to launch my first Rails Production server. I'm running Nginx with Unicorn and MySQL on ...
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Nginx fastcgi split path info with mailman

i'm using mailman with nginx to get its web interface this my nginx config : location /cgi-bin/mailman { root /usr/lib/; fastcgi_split_path_info (/cgi-bin/mailman[^/]*)/(.*)$; ...
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php-fpm crashing because of to many mysql processes

I have 2 frontend nginx servers going to 4 backend php-fpm servers which all run Wordpress. The php-fpm servers all connect to one MySQL server and I was checking some stats earlier each php-fpm ...
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Is the server still vulnerable to attack if we don't turn off cgi.fix_pathinfo?

The /etc/nginx/sites-available/default file that comes with nginx installation has the following content: # You may add here your # server { # ... # } # statements for each of your virtual hosts to ...
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How to host TWiki with nginx?

I'm trying to host a TWiki (http://twiki.org) in a nginx dedicated server, but I'm unable to setup rewrite rules to effectively host the wiki environment. Looking at this oficial documentation: ...
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starting nginx on mac fails with 48: address already in use

I'm trying to start nginx on my Mac OS X using the command sudo nginx It fails with the following error nginx: [emerg] bind() to 0.0.0.0:8080 failed (48: Address already in use) nginx: [emerg] ...
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Nginx & fcgiwrap, logging perl errors to error log

This is similar to this question, which got no responses: How to debug CGI over fcgiwrap/nginx How do I get perl errors to be automatically placed in the nginx error log? Right now, when there is any ...
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PHP Files being downloaded instead of displayed in browser

I created a VPS using Nginx and I tried to display the php info with: <?php phpinfo(); ?>. Instead, the browser asks me to download the php file, and it's not parsed either. This happens only ...
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Database hangs when using owncloud on nginx php5-fpm postgresql - i think postgres if responsible

I have strange problem with this setup. Strangely it occurs only when using owncloud from one specific computer. Problem is when user click on "Activities" an "document" icons one after another ...
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Understanding the nginx proxy_cache_path directive

proxy_cache_path /var/cache/nginx levels=1:2 keys_zone=myCache:8m max_size=100m inactive=1h; What does the keys_zone=myCache:8m mean? There's not much said to it in the docs: In addition, all ...
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SPDY & Nginx upload issues

I have this setting: an Nginx server with php-fpm and the http://blueimp.github.io/jQuery-File-Upload/ When I try to upload a file after about 10MB it fails. This happens when SPDY is activated. ...
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Is there a way to log a per request unique id for nginx?

There appear to be a couple of third party modules for this https://github.com/newobj/nginx-x-rid-header https://github.com/hhru/nginx_requestid However if possible I don't want to rebuild nginx, ...
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Nginx not honoring must-revalidate

I want to use nginx as a caching reverse proxy. I also have a special requirement, which I thought could be accomplished with nginx. I am using Amazon s3 as origin server and I use signed urls to ...
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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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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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How to organize millions of static files to serve efficiently over the web?

I'd like to create a service to serve several hundred thousand smaller files (from 5kb to 500kb, mostly around 10-100kb). Think of it as a kind of gravatar.com which serves those little avatar pics on ...
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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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Constant 403 errors when trying to access mailman listinfo and admin in nginx

I've set up nginx and mailman (among everything else) via this tutorial: http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect-server-ubuntu-12.04-lts-nginx-bind-dovecot-ispconfig-3-p4 I was able to successfully create ...
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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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Nginx gives 404 error for rails app except the root

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS VPS server that serves a static website with Nginx. I would like to set up a rails application that is accesible from the subfolder 'foo'. I use Passenger for serving the ...
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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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Why does Nginx's proxy_intercept_errors directive require a rewrite to work properly?

Following is a sample Nginx server configuration. Without the "magical talisman" location block, proxied error content results in an Nginx 404 page rather than the customized error page being served. ...
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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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nested locations nginx

I'm having trouble understanding nested locations in nginx. I have two locations with some configuration directives in common, so rather than repeat the directives, I'd prefer to repeat the URI using ...
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allow uploads only to authenticated users (nginx + upload_module)

I have configure Nginx with the upload_module. I can upload & resume files but anybody can post to the /upload location. is there a way of making the location /upload internal and use ...
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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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Is there any soft / hard limit on the number of virtual hosts that Nginx can handle?

And what are performance implications? Is it practical to host tens of thousands of vhosts on one Nginx instance? How much would the increased latency be? We plan to offer custom domains for users, ...
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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 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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Config NGINX to GZip Font Files? ( Different gzip_types for different directories)

SOLUTION: It turns out it is not my config / NGINX faults - my DNS provider, cloudflare, is preventing the fonts from being GZipped for some reason I'm using NGINX with GZIP_Static module installed. ...
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Using nginx as reverse proxy with haproxy as loadbalancer

I am tring to use nginx and haproxy together. I am doing that because haproxy does not support gzip compression. My aim is that first using nginx for gzip compression than forward it to haproxy for ...
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phpBB configuration problem under Nginx

I have a phpBB site running with Nginx (PHP via FastCGI). It works OK. However, some specific actions like moving or deleting a topic fail. Instead, I'm redirected to the forum index. I think it is a ...
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nginx doesn't check server_name and port on websocket proxying

I have three server blocks (virtual hosts) for http and one for websocket in the nginx config (nginx 1.6.0, ubuntu 14.04). server { listen 80; listen [::]:80; server_name ...
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Weird Phusion+nginx spawning delay error

We are trying to migrate an application written on REE from cloud provider A to cloud provider B. The application code, VM specs and operating systems are the same. The basic difference is that cloud ...