0

quite new to nginx and struggle to make the simplest thing running on digitalocean ubuntu 16.04 server. I have a node.js app running behind pm2 and this works fine with requests to mydomain.com:5002/endpoint. However, I can't get it working on a separate location like /app, constantly getting 404. here's the /etc/nginx/sites-available/default :

server {
        listen 80 default_server;
        listen [::]:80 default_server;

        root /var/www/html;
        server_name mydomain.com;
        location /app/ {
                proxy_pass http://localhost:5002;
        }

        location / {
                # First attempt to serve request as file, then
                # as directory, then fall back to displaying a 404.
                try_files $uri $uri/ =404;
        }



        # pass the PHP scripts to FastCGI server listening on 127.0.0.1:9000
        #
        #       include snippets/fastcgi-php.conf;
        #
        #       # With php7.0-cgi alone:
        #       fastcgi_pass 127.0.0.1:9000;
        #       # With php7.0-fpm:
        #       fastcgi_pass unix:/run/php/php7.0-fpm.sock;
        #}

        # deny access to .htaccess files, if Apache's document root
        # concurs with nginx's one
        #
        #location ~ /\.ht {
        #       deny all;
        #}
}
0

If you have your pm2 running on example.com:5002/endpoint than your location block needs to state:

location /app { proxy_pass http://localhost:5002/endpoint; }

and you should be able to access your nodejs app on URL: http://example.com/app

for further reference you can refer to: https://devtidbits.com/2015/12/08/nginx-as-a-reverse-proxy-to-apache-tomcat/ it deals with the same setup only the port is different.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.