Questions relating to nginx, an open source Web server and reverse proxy server

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Do I need duplicate values in NGINX [sites-available] configuration? [closed]

Do I need duplicate all new configuration entries (location = ... ) from #Part 1 to PART 2 in Nginx virtual-host configuration file? Eg.: FIRST PART of /etc/nginx/sites-available/mywebisteurl.com ...
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Why rewrite directive causes “301 Moved Permanently” with Nginx?

Below is a much simplified version of what I have in the configuration file of a server run by Nginx 1.2.5, yet it causes 301 Moved Permanently with Location: http://example.com/phpmyadmin/ before ...
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How to configure nginx for Wordpress

I've installed everything that is needed by Wordpress i.e. nginx 1.2.5 (built from source on /usr/local/nginx), php-fpm with other php packages and mysql via apt-get. I downloaded wordpress-3.4.2.zip ...
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How to move over from init.d to upstart for nginx

I have an init.d script for nginx that normally works fine. However, after a reboot it doesn't work properly and the worker process would die leaving just the master process. nginx has some mongodb ...
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Why Nginx development version on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and not Stable version?

I am having ubuntu 12.04 64 bit running with nginx 1.1.19 as per nginx release 1.1.19 is a development release.So why do ubuntu LTS shipped with development release rather than stable release.
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check what process was causing the problem of high cpu load

I'm running nginx wordpress server in KVM using 12.04 server x86. It was running very well about 4 month until 2 hours ago. I found that my website is down and no ping response. Virt-manager logged ...
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Nginx and automatic updates

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04.1 with unattended-upgrades configured for automatic security updates, and I installed Nginx by first adding deb http://nginx.org/packages/ubuntu/ lucid nginx deb-src ...
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PHP-FPM - Nginx - phpMyAdmin - 502 bad gateway

I have installed and configured PHP-FPM, Nginx, and then phpMyAdmin. When I access the main site everything works fine but as soon as I go to http://mysite.com/phpmyadmin I get a 502 bad gateway ...
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apache + nginx(for only one subdomain)

I have a nice little Server with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Apache controlled by plesk. Now I've installed nginx for my Gitlab subdomain. But now nginx wants to control all. How can I configure the nginx ...
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warning on nginx auto start disable [closed]

I removed nginx from startup by running: $ sudo update-rc.d -f nginx disable I get the below output: update-rc.d: using dependency based boot sequencing insserv: warning: current start runlevel(s) ...
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Nginx and directory list doesn't work:

I have done just as in the tutorials but is simply not working: server { location /abc { autoindex on; root /home/user/abc/; } } It gives me 403 Forbidden, what I'm ...
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reliably restarting services using upstart or runit

I want to reliably restart my app and web server processes on crash. If I understand correctly, runit starts every service as a child process. If the child process crashes this sends a signal to the ...
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Xampp is not running on ubuntu

I have nginx ,Apache2 ,Xampp installed on Ubuntu 12.04 Nginx is running on port 80 First I stopped Apache2 using /etc/init.d/apache2 stop Now I started Xampp using /opt/lampp/lampp restart I ...
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I upgraded my server to 12.10, why does PHP not work with nginx?

I upgraded and now I can't use my nginx's proxy_pass arguments on my Ubuntu server to work with PHP. I keep getting 502 Bad Gateway errors. Why is this, and how do I fix this?
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Install Joomla on NGINX in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm installing Joomla on NGINX and so far everything is going fine until I get to the page where is checks Pre-Installation parameters. It says Database Support : No I've already checked ...
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Will my nginx reverse proxy cache work?

I have a website running Nginx and Apache Apache deals with PHP files, and Nginx the html static files We have now changed the site so there are no html static files, only PHP files and this has ...
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How to use GeoIP With Nginx On Ubuntu 12.04? [closed]

I want a tutorial to help me in using GeoIP with Nginx on Ubuntu 12.04.
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Installing FASTCGI Mono for running ASP.NET on NGINX

I am a novice at Ubuntu and I've been given the task of installing and configuring NGINX to run ASP.NET applications. This is probably a stupid question but I'm using this tutorial as a starting guide ...
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How to give different port for Apache and Nginx in 10.10?

I am curios to know how can we assign different port to Apache and Nginx in 10.10. I installed nginx first then apache, so when I start my machine, nginx is taking default port: 80. I have to ...
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Install uwsgi 1.2.5 via pip

Welcome, Currently I'm trying to install latest uwsgi on my VPS (Ubuntu 11.10) based on instruction from the site http://projects.unbit.it/uwsgi/wiki/Quickstart pip install uwsgi During ...
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Nginx with SSL package

I'm trying to install nginx using the package manager. Usually I'd do this: sudo apt-get install nginx but I need nginx to have SSL support. I could compile nginx from source with SSL support, but ...
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How to install the nginx manpage when I installed nginx from source?

I installed nginx 1.2.0 from source on ubuntu 12.04 (precise) but it says there is no manpage entry for nginx when I run man nginx. How to I install it?
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Nginx - disable autostart

I went througn some manuals and I didn't understand yet. How do I disable autostart nginx service?
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usergroup permission issues

I tried deleting files on my dekstop (highlight files, press delete) in /usr/share/nginx/www but I'm getting permission denied issues. What I did was, add www-data and barsoom(current user) to a ...
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After installing nginx with Passenger support in '/opt', why won't it start from 'init.d'?

I went through a tutorial http://craiccomputing.blogspot.com/2010/10/passenger-3-nginx-and-rvm-on-mac-os-x.html and everything was ok. There were no errors. Nginx with Passenger support was ...
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Nginx/PHP-FPM “Access denied.” error

I'm trying to set up a freshly installed Ubuntu (12.04) server, but I can't get PHP files running through php-fpm. No matter what I do, I always get a "Access denied." page (plain text, not html or ...
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Setting up my www directory correctly

I'm quite new to Ubuntu and Linux in general. I need to create a my www directory (in /home) and set the permissions/ownership correctly so that any new files and directories created by myself (via ...
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403 Error when using nginx to access file other than index.htm

I set up nginx on Ubuntu 12.04 and when remotely accessing a file other than the index.htm/php/html, the server says that access is forbidden. I tried to search for a solution but no luck. Any ...
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Index.html of VPS not working, redirecting to virtual host domain

When I type the domain name I linked to my server IP, one of the virtual host websites I have on the server comes up, rather than the index.html file I have as default on the server. Why is this so? I ...
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How do I upgrade to nginx 1.2.0?

Running Ubuntu 11.04 with nginx 0.8.4 how do I upgrade to stable (1.2.0) without screwing my whole setup (multiple sites + varnish + php-fpm + memcache)?
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What is the easiest way to enable PHP on nginx?

What is the easiest way to enable PHP on nginx on Ubuntu 12.04? Best solution is the one that request minimal work, ideally just a package installation :)
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nginx does not respond requests for rails app [closed]

I try to deploy my app to EC2 son Amazon via nginx and passenger. I did what the passenger installation comments say. But when I run my nginx and try to enter my site it does not respond even withan ...
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How can I upgrade nginx after adding ppa:nginx/development?

I've installed nginx via the ppa stable repository via  add-apt-repository ppa:nginx apt-get install nginx which adds the stable release. But now I'd like to switch to the development ...
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Where can I change the webpage shown by apache?

I have ubuntu 10.10 installed, and when I hit my IP I see: It works! This is the default web page for this server. The web server software is running but no content has been added, yet. Where ...
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Does Ubuntu generally post timely security updates?

Concrete issue: The Oneiric nginx package is at version 1.0.5-1, released in July 2011 according to the changelog. The recent memory-disclosure vulnerability (advisory page, CVE-2012-1180, ...
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Can't add repository due to 'missing' fingerprint

I am trying to install nginx with php but when I am following a guide, like this one: http://www.justincarmony.com/blog/2011/10/24/setting-up-nginx-php-fpm-on-ubuntu-10-04/ I am always told to add ...
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Ubuntu php5-fpm unix socket

I have Ubuntu 11.10 and installed php5-fpm and I want to configure nginx. I want to use unix sockets instead of tcp sockets but I couldn't find the /var/run/php5-fpm.sock I have looked also ...
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An easy way to switch from Apache to Nginx

I use nginx as DAV server and apache which hosts a frontend to backuppc. I'd like to make nginx host the frontend insead of apache. But I don't have a clue how to translate apache settings to nginx ...
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Memcached/APC will not start with PHP

I've compiled PHP 5.3.9 and NGINX 1.0.11 and want to use APC and Memcached with PHP. I keep getting this error when attempting to load the APC/Memcached modules: Unknown(0) : Warning - PHP Startup: ...
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nginx testing with ab not working with high number of concurrent connections

I have installed nginx and php-fpm on a 64-bit Ubuntu Server 11.10. The server works fine but I am trying to test the server (using ab) with 10,000 concurrent connections. When I try it I get socket: ...
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PHP-FPM Constantly Restarting Pools - Zombie's Everywhere!

Ok so after a recent incident in which I ran "chown -R root:root" on my entire /var directory on accident (XO.. I know...) I've been dealing with php-fpm issues. I've tried fixing permissions in a ...
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what is the best lightweight monitoring system run under nginx?

I want to monitor my small vps node; presently serving by nginx. I do not want to use apache2; presently considering monitorix, suggest me the best lightweight monitoring system run under nginx ?
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How to install asterisk 1.8 + freepbx 2.9 + nginx + php-fpm?

How I can install freepbx 2.9 with asterisk 1.8 on ubuntu 11.10? The matter is that most tutorials and guidelines on internet are not well written and I get error messages when I do amportal start. ...
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Passenger (mod-rails) can't find libopenssl-ruby

Trying to build an nginx server with Phusion Passenger on Ubuntu 11.10 (hurray for the new version!). Running "passenger-install-nginx-module" outputs the following error: * OpenSSL support for ...
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Crashed my server, how do I find out what happened?

From a remote machine, I ran 100 concurrent requests against my Ubuntu VPS ab -n 100 -c 100 http://... And, as I suspected, the server "crashed". I can still ping it, and it responds very quickly ...
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How do I optimize a nginx reverse proxy? [closed]

I am pretty much a noobie at nginx and i really need some help. I am using nginx as a reverse proxy server to serve primarily as a load balancer. I am using almost only dynamic files. The back end ...
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php5-fpm incomplete install - no config file

I've set up a server with Ubuntu 11.04 and Nginx+PHP-FPM+Varnish+APC+MySQL+Memcached+WordPress. Everything runs pretty nice, but there is a tiny problem with the PHP-FPM service. Install goes OK after ...
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Does nginx use “deferred” as the default for the listen directive?

Many sites recommend using 'deferred' with the listen directive for nginx. Is this necessary on the Ubuntu installation or is "listen 80" sufficient with 'deferred' on by default? listen 80 default ...
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Can I use nginx and GnuTLS together?

I read that nginx works with OpenSSL. But since GnuTLS is the only software that provides TLS 1.2 support, it would be useful to combine that. So, how can I compile nginx with GnuTLS on Ubuntu? =)
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How do I configure nginx to serve ws:// URLs? [closed]

I've currently got nginx running a cluster on thins which serves up my Rails app. My iPhone app sockets framework wants to connect to a URL starting with ws:// I'm pretty new at this but... where ...