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Virtual Host Redirects and Packet Flow [migrated]

If I set up a virtual host in nginx, will all packets flow through that PC? Here is what is going on. I have an openwrt NAT router with two devices behind it, a server and a raspberry pi. I want both ...
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Architecting a web server hosting mixed small and large (100MB+) static content [closed]

I have the challenge of hosting about 200-1000 mp3 files, all in the 100MB+ size range. Furthermore, there are some smaller RSS files, and some smaller JPG files. All this is static content, no PHP, ...
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How can you investigate a daily traffic drain?

Running Amazon EC2 instance, t3.large tier. And observing interesting situation: Every night (UTC+1 midnight) the same NetworkOut jump occurs. What are my options to investigate it? The EC2 runs ...
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1answer
269 views

Mirroring Traffic with Nginx

I need to duplicate/mirror the traffic comming to my server/resource. I mean, I have server A and B and N (nginx) as webserver. All the traffic comming to N/resource --> redirect to both A and B Is ...
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2answers
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Detecting Slashdot effect in nginx

Is there a way I can make Nginx to notify me if hits from a referrer goes beyond a threshold? e.g If my website is featured at Slashdot and all of sudden I have 2K hits coming in an hour I want to be ...
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3answers
487 views

Thousands of visits a day from untraceable traffic to website - Serious issue

At the end of January we noticed a spike in traffic to what JetPack stats says was home/archive page and what Google was classifying as going to /gaming/ which is an archive list in WordPress. This ...
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20 000 000 hits; simple PHP/MySQL server using NGINX [closed]

I am hosting a big campaign that is going to launch tomorrow. The expected avg. number of visits on the first day is +200 000 users. Assuming everyone is going to visit 5 pages on avg., this makes 1 ...
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What sort of web server hardware do you use to handle 100 Mbps+ of static files?

I currently use Amazon S3 for much of my static file serving needs but my monthly bill is getting very expensive. I did some rough calculations using the logs and at peak times, my most expensive ...
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What is the best tool to aggregate traffic stats from multiple nginx servers?

The setup: 2 or more nginx machines each machine has the same virtual hosts traffic is load balanced via DNS to each machine I need to figure out what are the best tools to use to get some traffic ...
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317 views

Testing my Server for Traffic Spikes?

Is there a service I can use to test the reliability of my server? I need to check if my server can handle a large traffic spike. // Server info: Server runs Nginx 0.7.65 on CentOS 5.3, serving only ...