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Nginx downloading PHP file only if .php is in the URL

I know this is a popular question but I haven't found anyone with my similar issue. I can serve PHP files as long as the .php extension is not in the url. For example: If I go to localhost I am ...
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How To Restrict Multiple Directories With Nginx But Still Access Files?

I would like to know how to let people access files with a direct link on my server but restrict them from accessing all directories? Exemple: I want them to see www.site1.com/usa/newyork/1.html I ...
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How to solve 404 for static files with Django and Nginx?

I setup a Trusty VM with Django + Nginx (other stuffs too). The server is working, I get the "Welcome to Django" page. But when I enter to servername/admin it loads the HTML page but fails to load ...
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Set up NGINX and bought a domain. How to connect the two? [closed]

I have set up nginx on my vserver and it seems to be working properly. I also purchased a domain at nic.md Now it's asking me for NS host names and addresses. Googling did not help much. Do I need to ...
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nginx.conf not properly restarting

We had altered our nginx.conf file to redirect all urls to their www alternatives. Later, we removed the lines responsible for this functionality. However, even after running sudo service nginx ...
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my localhost default page welcome me on nginx

hi all wrt my last post, again i am getting frustrated by nginx server, i am trying to install laravel in my /var/www/project folder but when i delete my default HTML dir from my /var/www/html it ...
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Subdomain Configuration on Ubuntu nginx Server [closed]

First of all, I'm sorry for my bad English. I'll try to explain my aim as much as possible. I'm using a 2 Core and 2 GB memory VPS with 1 dedicated IP address from Digital Ocean for my project. I'm ...
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How to remove nginx and re activate apache?

I have installed Apache2, mysql, php5 and phpmyadmin on my Ubuntu 14.04 but later on mistakenly I install nginx. Now my localhost page show me Welcome to nginx server. And the localhost/phpmyadmin ...
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Questions about setting up SSL

I have a subdomain on a server that is pointing to an IP hosting an application. I need to enable SSL on the application. The way I understand it is that because SSL is domain specific the ...
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Nginx Load-Balacing node.js, SSL Not Working

I'm running 12.04 and using Nginx to load-balance node.js and I'm having an issue getting SSL to work. The Problem Using the configuration below, when I send any requests via https I get no response ...
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Set nginx configuration file to different location

I'm trying to keep all my server code/configuration files in one place. I tried nginx -c /var/www/nginx.conf but received the following error: nginx: [emerg] open() "/var/www/mime.types" failed (2: ...
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SSL on one domain and not the server ip or any virtual hosts (nginx)

I have a SSL setup on my nginx server and the SSL works perfectly, only problem is it is working on all other virtual hosts and also the server IP which I don't want it to. It should only work in the ...
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NGINX and PHP downloades index.php instead of processing it

I have been banging my head for 2 days now. The issue is that the index.php is downloaded instead of being processed. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 , Nginx, php5. The nginx/site-available/default is as ...
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Django chmod using wrong user:group

I have installed django and some other services to start up one front-end community forum. However i've managed to do it everythings run but i have problem with CHMOD permissions. My nginx server ...
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Transmission RPC slow down

I use transmission RPC to control transmission daemon on Ubuntu 12.4 with Nginx. When there are more than 25 active torrents, transmission RPC takes too long to respond, around 15 seconds to ...
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Cannot remove NGINX

I have been expirmenting with nginx as a webserver for php files. I come from an apache background but I wanted to try it. I recently had an issue with it and needed to switch back to apache. I ...
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Setting up a debug/profiling environment for remote site

I'm having some issues with profiling a site that is loading slowly (close to 2 minutes). It is developed in PHP, Smarty and MySQL (using nginx as the web server), and I've been wanting to use Xdebug ...
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basic security tools and packages that should be installed on a public facing web server

I'm a newbie in this world and I do not have a lot of knowledge about how security works on Linux systems. I recently created a droplet on DigitalOcean with Ubuntu 13 and I've been setting it up by ...
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Perfect forward secrecy in Ubuntu 14.04 default installation

Does Ubuntu 14.04 support and enable perfect forward secrecy ciphers in the default TLS configuration of servers such as nginx, dovecot and postfix? Previous versions of Ubuntu such as 12.04 did not ...
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Make a Ubuntu Server ready for takeoff as a webserver

What are the necessary steps to make an ubuntu server ready for productive operation as a webserver? I've assumed that the server distro of ubuntu doesn't have to be further tweaked to make it ready ...
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ubuntu 12.10 install ispconfig

Hey guys I am currently working on this installation tutorial for Ubuntu 12.10 with ISPconfig/BIND/dovecot. I am currently stuck on page 4 the section where you you are attempting to start php-fpm. ...
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Ubuntu EC2 memory usage issue-High disk usage by log files.

I am new to ubuntu and I had deployed my application code(Ruby on Rails) on Amazon Ec2 instance which is 32 bit medium instance a couple of months ago. Now I have installed Nginx and thin server on ...
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error (13: Permission denied) in nginx 1.4.1

I am facing this issue on my nginx setup on ubuntu 13.10 I got these weird error on the log of my local domain 2014/04/06 21:29:37 [crit] 18065#0: *3 stat() "/media/user/Backup/Sites/sp/" failed ...
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Nginx failing to reload - how to track down why?

Hi I've had my Nginx server running great on Ubuntu server 12.04 for a while. I've been gradually bolting on various bits, and got as far as optimising load times on my wordpress page. After making ...
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Nginx rewrite domain to CDN url

I want to redirect all my media files to maxcdn origin poll, this might be duplicate question but couldn't find the way i was looking for. server { listen 80; ## listen for ipv4; this line is ...
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dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe) nginx

The Software up-to-date Option automatically download the upgrade for nginx. but While installing it's giving me the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Nginx-to enable autostart

I installed the docker container in my ubuntu 13.10. Along with this nginx webserver also installed.But every time i want to type this command service nginx restart. so how can i autorun the ...
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Fixing nginx 1.4.6 dependency on old openssl version (libssl0.9.8)?

I'm trying to enable TLSv1.1 & TLSv1.2 on my Ubuntu 12.04 EC2 instance w/ nginx 1.4.6, but this version of nginx is dependent upon libssl0.9.8, even though the newest version of OpenSSL is ...
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Error writing /etc/nginx/nginx.conf: No such file or directory

I just installed Nginx in ubuntu 12.04 then I want to configure it but I'm having a problem saving it. When I hit save, it says: Error writing /etc/nginx/nginx.conf: No such file or directory . How ...
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Nginx and pagespeed installation issues in ubuntu

I have put my app (implemented a website with the help of angularjs) on amazon EC2 and have installed nginx and thin on it I am having issues with angularjs with respect to performance. So I decide ...
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Nginx: unknown directive “uwsgi_param” in /etc/nginx/uwsgi_params:1

Using this deployment tutorial, I'm trying to get an Ubuntu 12.04 server up and running with Flask, uWSGI and Nginx. I now have trouble getting Nginx to run. When I try to (re)start nginx it simply ...
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can't connect to BigBlueButton from external address

I installed a bigbluebutton server ver 0.81. When i set ip using sudo bbb-conf --setip 192.168.0.190 It's the local ip address and it work fine. but when i switch to my external static IP: sudo ...
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Virtualbox nginx service won't start on startup, but can be activated through terminal

My normal OS is Windows 7 64-bit, but I'm running VirtualBox with the latests release of Ubuntu installed. I'm trying to use the VM as my web server as developing a Rails application on a Windows box ...
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Purging nginx didnt delete the configuration files

I just ran sudo apt-get purge nginx sudo apt-get autoremove but the folder /etc/nginx/still exists, with all its content intact. I guess I could rm the folder but that is not the point of my ...
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Catch output from “nginx -t” with php [closed]

I'm trying to make a simple control panel for my webserver running nginx with php-fpm. I've managed to catch result of service php5-fpm restart and service nginx reload, but the output from nginx -t ...
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Need help with Mail Server on Ubuntu

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 with nginx I do not have name servers like ns1.mydomain.com neither I have mx records I am using cloudflare for nameservers and then point it to my servers IP. I have ...
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Installing phpmyadmin in another port

I have a VPS where i host different websites, not only in apache but other platforms like Ruby on Rails. To set this up, I use nginx as front-end webserver, as proxy. I have apache running in port ...
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Mysql died and won't start

I am working on Ubuntu 12.10 server with nginx, mysql and unicorn installed. There is something wrong with Mysql and has stopped working. Log message from /var/log/mysql/error.log Attempting ...
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wordpress upload permission on nginx & ubuntu [closed]

I have a problem with permission on nginx/ubuntu VPS. keep getting the error: “asr.jpg” has failed to upload due to an error Unable to create directory uploads/2014/02. Is its parent directory ...
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How to setup SendMail with nginx

I have a Ubuntu server with nginx I have installed sendmail on it by running apt-get install sendmail I was also able to sendmail using sendmail <my_email_address> hello . the mail I ...
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Forbidden error 403 when accessing site using nginx

I am running a node web app which is accessed via a URL. When I go to the URL I get the following message: directory index of "/var/www/MYDOMAIN/public_html/app/views/" is forbidden, client: ...
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How to access domains via IP using nginx?

I'm currently working on switching my webserver from Cent OS running Apache2 and Cpanel to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS running nginx without a GUI (unless I can find a good one). One thing I haven't been able ...
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Create new domain tools or script?

I'm new to *nix, Ubuntu, and nginx and so far it's a lot of fun playing around with new technology. However, after following tutorials on how to setup a new domain (server block) I can see how this ...
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Does nginx require an Ubuntu user for each server block?

Does nginx require an Ubuntu user for each server block? Is it considered good practice to do so even if it's not a requirement? I plan on storing the files for each domain in ...
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Can't upgrade nginx on ubuntu 12.04

I'm stuck on nginx version 1.1.19! Following the instructions here http://www.jeffmould.com/2013/10/19/upgrading-nginx-ubuntu-12-04/ I did: service nginx stop add-apt-repository ppa:nginx/stable ...
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Unable to add subdomains with nginx server

I have nginx running on my server and I'm trying to set up a sub domain in the server. Once I tried and it worked without any problem. This is the tutorial I followed I have subdomains such as this ...
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hosts file and unclear behavior. How to make real alias?

I'm trying to create alias for my local website which is runned by vagrant(virtual box), hence I want redirect any requests from site.ru to 192.168.10.10/site.ru via /etc/hosts file. In the hosts file ...
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Is there a way to increase the upload limit wtih the nginx charm?

Am using Wordpress in Juju Cloud.....When trying to upload a Theme of more than 500 kb...its showing "413 Request Entity Too Large" nginx/1.1.19 .. I just followed the following process to ...
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parse_rackup_file': rackup file (config.ru) not readable (ArgumentError) Unicorn Nginx

I used the one-click Rails, NGINX, Unicorn, MySQL droplet set up to create my server and I can't get Unicorn to start as a daemon. Here's the stack trace when I /etc/init.d/unicorn start: ...
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Apache / Nginx / Varnish - GZIP does not work on css, js

My current setup is as following: Apache -> Nginx -> Varnish running on Ubuntu apache2.conf: h**p://pastebin.com/A3wehAbe .htaccess: h**p://pastebin.com/Yre4hdSy (edited to allow deflate) ...