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VirtualBox guest machine as a nginx host

I have VirtualBox 4.3.12 with Fedora 20 and nginx 1.4.7 installed. Machine has Bridged Network interface and pings can be done both ways: from host machine (Windows 7) using ping 192.168.0.15 ...
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number of open files configuration not operational

Addressing an error of Too many open files I was attempting to follow the suggestions here Although /etc/sysctl.conf fs.file-max = 70000 vm.swappiness = 10 and /etc/security/limits.conf nginx ...
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bonding multiple proxy connection

I want to use multiple proxy server at the same time to speed my downloads. How can use multiple proxy at the same time. Reverse Proxy products such as haproxy nginx can use multiple proxy server but ...
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Why does nginx prefixes the location context path to the root location?

I have a simple default website configuration located in my "sites-available" folder in nginx that looks like the one below. When I try browse to /hello I'd expect it to serve the index.html file ...
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Startup commands in /etc/rc.local won't work

I have a Python program and an nginx/uwsgi/django web setup. I want the program to start with the system, as well as the web server. Here's my /etc/rc.local: crawler_dir=/home/mohammed/git/crawler ...
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Redirect loop with Nginx as reverse proxy and Yii

I've been reading another similar issues and changing some things in my Nginx configuration, but no one worked :/ When I'm trying to access to a specific page at my site, it leads me to a "redirect ...
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How to allow users to copy files with different user and group?

Good Day, There is a linux user and group called "developers" (has no sudo access) with home folder in "/home/developers". There is nginx running on the same server, there is a web folder for a ...
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Export and import ssl certificate from cpanel to self manage hosting

I have moved my server from cpanel managed hosting to nginx-centos server. I have only command line to manage my server. I need to export and import the ssl certificate. All the tutorials that I have ...
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How do I find and remove Nginx from an EC2 instance?

I want to remove Nginx from my Amazon Linux EC2 server. How can I find it and remove/disable it? Nginx is listening on port 80, and I need access to that port. It would be preferable to not have to ...
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Nginx Static Build - Run as root with a non-root user

I have compiled nGinx statically and it is working fine. How i can create a NORMAL user and run the nginx static bin as root when i start it from the normal user?! Thank you
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imageantialias() not available with php fpm with gd and nginx

I'm getting the error that the function imageantialias() is missing despite php5-fpm and php5-gd being installed. I am using a debian system with a nginx server. Everything else is working fine.
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Authenticate users via LDAP using nginx

I know how to auth the users via LDAP in apache2: # put the following in the VirtualHost <VirtualHost *:443> ServerAdmin user1@bar.foo.com DocumentRoot /var/www <Directory ...
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Nginx leaves old socket

I'm running Nginx 1.6.2 (the nginx-full package from the nginx/stable PPA). I'm using the unmodified configuration /etc/nginx/nginx.conf: user www-data; worker_processes 4; pid /run/nginx.pid; ...
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nginx reverse proxy for jenkins returning a 404

I have a vanilla installation of nginx on Ubuntu 14.04 and I am trying to run a reverse proxy in front of a Jenkins installation (running on port 8080 as bellow). I created a conf file to be included ...
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File uploads and max_execution_time and request_terminate_timeout

In case of HTTP file uploads (nginx+php5-fpm) does max_execution_time (in /etc/php5/fpm/php.ini) or request_terminate_timeout (in /etc/php5/fpm/pool.d/www.conf) also include the time the file took to ...
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nginx configuration file rewrite problem

My client moved to new server which nginx & percona server. Problem is the forward slash is being removed from end of the url. as you can see on the picture http://imgur.com/8OAUQZb therefor the ...
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Fail2ban consuming lot of bandwith

I have a raspberry pi on which I have a nginx and a ssh server, I have installed iptables and fail2ban in order to limit the attempts of ssh connection. The problem is that it seems that fail2ban ...
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UNIX + nginx + php + SQL

I use a FTP site to upload my work, which resides on a server running on a Linux OS based on nginx. And I use an odbc driver to connect to a database that interacts with my php code. In that database ...
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Make Nginx follow symlinks

Nginx does not follow symbolic links. I get a 404 error. In my directory, I have this link: lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 48 Sep 23 08:52 modules -> /path/to/dir/ but the files stored in ...
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Very strange issue, something is blocking specific links on local domain

I have a very strange issue and I ran out of ideas. The major problem is that the symptoms are not consistent. I have a short link website hosted on 2 virtual machines, one with nginx+php-fpm and one ...
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nginx: Too many redirect

I need to create a nginx configuration with redirect, this is my conf: server { listen 8080; server_name test.example.org; index index.php index.html; return 301 ...
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nginx send log to remote syslog server

I wnat to send nginx access log to a remote syslog-ng server. I installed syslog-ng on each side (server-client). Client: 10.10.10.2 Server: 10.10.10.1 Some log files (messages,syslog,mail.log) are ...
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Problems to install nginx-full on debian 8

I have some problems to install nginx pkg (nginx-full) on debian jessie # apt-get install nginx-full Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Fail2ban for nginx post flood ignores time intervals

I'm trying to create a fail2ban filter that is going to ban the host when it sends over 100 POST requests over 30 seconds interval. jail.local: [nginx-postflood] enabled = false filter = ...
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goaccess won't run when called from CGI script

I'm trying to make a CGI script (for nginx) that outputs an html page containing the usage statistics for my server. I'm using goaccess 0.7.1 and CentOS 5 x86. I've configured nginx to run my bash ...
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Setting up nginx on Fedora 19

So I had nginx set-up with the default site. I decided I wanted to change because my website is at /var/www/server.nyro.net/... so before I changed again, I went to 127.0.0.1 to see if everything ...
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Unable to Pull EPEL repository Metadata

Installing Nginx on Scientific Linux according this documentation fails: [vagrant@localhost ~]$ sudo su -c 'rpm -Uvh http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epe l/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm' ...
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Bandwidth speed test with nginx

I have server with nginx-1.4.1. I want to test bandwidth between my desktop and server. Incoming speed I can test by simple download file with size 10M from server and count time what I need to ...
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runit and nginx

I'm working on a system whose primary startup system is runit. Unfortunately, runit requires that whatever application it is running be running in the foreground like so: #!/bin/bash exec sshd -D ...
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Copy a folder and its content to all Nginx vhosts host

I am interested to know if a single command line that would allow me to recursively copy a folder to all of our NGINX Virtual Host htdocs folders: I need to copy that folder to all hosts located in ...
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Nginx loadbalancing between PHP-FPM and Apache

Do the upstream PHP servers have to run the same server software? If I have the following Nginx configuration upstream myapp1 { server srv1.example.com; server srv2.example.com; ...
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nginx: Long filenames in directory listing

Using nginx/1.4.1 with OpenBSD 5.4, 64bit: How could we set nginx to show the full filename (or at least show more from the filename then the default) when using directory listing? Googling ...
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Nginx strangely started to redirect a default location

I have setup and known to work some sites on my server. One of these sites using https connection hence it uses following server configuration: server { server_name ceremcem.net ...
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varnish start failed + nginx

I did install varnish with this guide. Then I want to start it, but FAILD and I cannot start varnish. I ran it in debug mode and I got this error: No VCL Available ! What is the problem here? Also ...
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how to create php-fastcgi.sock for Nginx

I've installed Debian Wheezy and downgraded php5.4 to php5.3, and wanted to use fastCgi instead of php-fpm since it is not included in php5.3 package. now I run into a little issue and can't seem to ...
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Raspberry pi running owncloud not reachable using no-ip URL

I have a problem reaching my raspberry pi from outside of my LAN and I don't remember having changed anything. It was working previously, but I don't know what changed. I've installed owncloud with ...
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Proper syntax for ansible symlink

What is the proper syntax for creating symlinks using ansible? I'm creating a Vagrant virtual environment and running ansible as my provisioner. Everything works fine up until I try to symlink to my ...
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Can't configure NGINX to cache images

I have been trying to cache images that are stored in nginx server, I am quite new here and to nginx I have installed it and configure it with php5-fpm, I have been reading many tutorial regarding ...
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How to figure out memory leaks? [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on Digitalocean to host my blog. I'm using HHVM + nginx + MySQL. Every few hours (~12h), there's no more RAM left and nginx throws an 502 error. I check the memory usage for ...
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how to use html tidy on Nginx

I just installed HTML tidy using the following command line: sudo apt-get install php5-tidy yet I have no idea how to use it because I thought it is an auto process that can do things by itself ...
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phpmyadmin doesn't work after installing php5-mysqlnd

I am currently running into some problems with phpMyAdmin. I set everything up correctly and made sure everything worked. Then later after some developing on some pages I noticed I couldn't execute ...
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Why does nginx starts process as root?

I have installed nginx server. I've just checked listening ports and saw the following: $ sudo lsof -nP -i | grep LISTEN sshd 614 root 3u IPv4 7712 0t0 TCP *:22 (LISTEN) nginx ...
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nginx server config with multiple locations does not work

I have been trying to get this to work for hours now! I would like to set up a simple web server. My web files shall be in /var/www. I also want to have phpmyadmin. I created a directory ...
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Improving TCP performance over a gigabit network

I have two machines both network cards speed is 10Gbps. The inbound bandwidth between the two machines is 10Gbps, the outbound bandwidth internet bandwidth is 500Mpbs. Both machines are using public ...
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touch & gzip all HTML, CSS, JS files in a directory recursively

I'm trying to optimize Nginx server. I've enabled Gzip_Static_Module to serve pre-compressed gzip static files like CSS, JS, HTML. Nginx Wiki says that the timestamps of the compressed and ...
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Set up nginx to serve files from subdirectories

I am setting up a very simple file server system. I install nginx and set its root directory to /home to make it serve files from users' home directories. However, when I attempt to download files ...
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Nginx : images not served in HTTPS

I have on my website an admin/ subdirectory, which I'd like to be in HTTPS, so I tried the following configuration, based on this one : server { listen 80; server_name blob.tld; root ...
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Nginx listens at a port, only responds if set to port 80

OS: Funtoo. I have bound NGINX to port 81 (I want to run it alongside my Apache server for a short time for ease of transition), and it listens at the port (If I point at another port, using wget I ...
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What does this code really do?

I am testing iThemes security plugin for Wordpress. It adds the following code: # Rules to help reduce spam location /wp-comments-post.php { valid_referers ...
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Internal Server Error nginx

I'm trying to install and get running Tendenci on a DigitalOcean server. Tendenci is this open source association management software: http://tendenci.com/ I've followed the instructions here to the ...