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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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Logging request headers in nginx

I want to log custom headers from clients requests. I have added "$http_my_header" to my log_format and it is logged nicely for POST requests. All GET request, on the other hand, a logged with empty ...
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Get transmission web interface working with web server

I have my working on default port and I want to be able to use the web interface with an URL like http://my.domain/torrents. I tried adding a location and a proxy conf to Nginx but it fail to work ...
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How to remove port number from nginx server url for video?

My video streams at foo.com:8080/foo.html On Centos where apache is also running. The video is in /users/share/nginx/html directory and the configuration file set to 8080 in /etc/nginx directory. ...
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How can I perform an “alias” with nginx?

I am using the default nginx config for localhost, which translates requests to http://localhost to files in /home/velour/www. That's all working normal. Now I am trying to translate requests to ...
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New user can't open FTP with Nginx/PHP5-FPM [closed]

We have Ubuntu server running proftpd with Nginx/PHP5-FPM. Four ftp accounts opening different directories (account1 to a1.com, account2 to a2.com...), I created one new account (account5) and set ...
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Nginx Log Rotation Doesn't Seem to Be Working Correctly

I discovered that my partition mounted as /var had filled up. In tracking down the disk usage, I found that my Nginx log file is huge, and it doesn't seem to be writing to the correct file. ls -ltr ...
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Let' encrypt - nginx - OCSP stapling

I would like to enable OCSP stapling in my nginx server. I'm using nginx version: nginx/1.6.2 debian Let's Encrypt certificate I'm really unexperienced in this matter, so it might be a trivial ...
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Permissions on nginx log files

I have a PHP/nginx environment on OS X which is deployed to an Ubuntu server. On OS X, nginx is set up with Homebrew, thus my user ("joe") owns the files, whereas on Ubuntu nginx is installed with ...
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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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How to install Nginx while Apache running?

I am trying to install nginx as a backend proxy for Apache and I get this errors: === Install Nginx from official repositories === Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, remove-with-leaves, tsflags, ...
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Install nginx 1.8 on Centos 7

I'm trying to install nginx 1.8 on Centos 7. I tried the following steps: Install nginx repo from http://nginx.org/en/linux_packages.html wget ...
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HTTP Session Management while using Nginx as in “Round Robin” mode Load-balancer?

I'm trying to load-balance "2 Web Servers (running Apache/PHP)" by putting Nginx in front of them. But i need to use Round Robin algorithm but when i do this, i can't manage to have the stable ...
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Nginx init.d script

After a dist-upgrade on my debian machine yesterday I am having some problems with the nginx init script. Whenever I try to start nginx using the init script it comes up with a error message: # ...
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Where is the nginx executable on Debian? [closed]

I've installed the nginx-light package on debian, but I can't find the executable. It's not in /usr/bin, like it says on the official nginx website. Where is it, then?
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Cannot connect to localhost on port 4430

I am running vagrant from a virtual box with CentOS and Nginx installed. I've created a reverse tunnel from the vagrant box to a remote server but when I am trying to connect to my localhost on port ...
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How to create a git repo using Nginx?

I've a CentOS 5 server at domain.fr. I am trying to set a subdomain so that I can use it with git : git.domain.fr My repositories are in /home/git (example /home/git/repos.git) I've installed ...
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How to fix an unknown internal server error (500) Nginx is giving me?

Nginx is giving me a 500 error that's driving me crazy. First of all I have a personalsite.conf archive inside /etc/nginx/conf.d/ where I have my server block. This is my server block configuration: ...
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nginx server never resolves

I have set up an nginx server which is a proxy for port 80 to http://127.0.0.1:3000, but the request never gets through. It just infinitely loads. I have tried sudo /sbin/iptables -I INPUT -p tcp -m ...
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How set root directory to share remotly with proftpd

I have installed and configured proftpd and created a user in Fedora, but after I used an FTP client, I can't access the root directory like nginx webserver folder. The FTP client only ...
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Why does audit2why have nothing to do?

I know I have an issue with SElinux. So I am following a tutorial that will help me understand the nature of the file access problems I am having. That was I can still have SElinux enforce as supposed ...
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Does running fcgiwrap with nginx give the same added security as creating a new php-fpm pool for every site by hand?

Here's the nginx + fcgiwrap configuration I'm talking about. I don't understand what the main differences are between this kind of a fcgiwrap configuration and a nginx + php-fpm configuration. They ...
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NGINX not running as configured user

This is not a Joomla issue per se as I think it is more of a permissions issue related to NGINX. This was encountered while trying to set up Joomla. Read below but after testing I think this is more ...
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WordPress subdirectory installation with Tomcat using nginx webserver

I'm running tomcat on main website using nginx proxy pass, now I want to install wordpress on the same domain as a sub-directory like this. domain.com/blog I used below config in nginx. location ...
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Nginx and Munin via CGI, no CSS, no graphs

I'm new to Munin and Nginx. I've installed and configured Munin and created a Nginx server block. I can see the index page generated by munin, listing the different nodes. But when I click on a host ...
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Suitable permissions for owncloud /data directory using nginx under centos

Having the following software: nginx web server centos 7.1 OS owncloud 8 Application https Web Browsing Protocol PHP-FPM After resolving the issue of /config directory permissions, we reached ...
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Memory Leak trackdown

I have a server running Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.7. The server runs a number of java processes including a tomcat server with nginx webserver. The server has 12 GB of ram allocated ...
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PHP-FPM Permission denied on folders

I get read/write errors on a new CentOS + Nginx + PHP-FPM server, this is muy configuration Nginx user nginx; [...] fastcgi_pass 127.0.0.1:9000; PHP-FPM user = nginx group = nginx listen = ...
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Using Incrond Inotify but having issues with user groups/permissions

In the /etc/incron.allow I added both: root USER_1 Then I edited the incrontab so it looks like this: /var/www/laravel/public/js/main.js IN_MODIFY yui-compressor -o ...
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nginx + php-fpm error: failed to ptrace(PEEKDATA) pid: Input/output error

I'm seeing a few of errors like the one below in the php-fpm-error.log. We're running a Fedora setup with nginx and php-fpm and I'm just wondering what it means. Any ideas? ERROR: failed to ...
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FreeBSD jails - Nginx, PHP-FPM, Wordpress - Share folder between jails (read-only)

Question I want to seperate PHP (PHP-FPM) and Nginx into different jails. One jail with Nginx, and one with PHP-FPM / PHP / Wordpress. Nginx is good at serving static assets, so I would like to ...
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nginx ./configure can't find openssl

I'm trying to install nginx and no matter what I do, nginx can't seem to find my openssl path. It looks like it's searching for files that don't exist in any of the openssl directories. Below is my ...
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Nginx redirects all domains to one website

I'm trying to setup a server with Nginx and PHP FPM and I ran into some trouble. I've set up an Nginx virtual host and a fpm pool for each website. The problem is that all domains are showing the ...
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nginx location regex with proxypass

I am quite new to nginx so excuse me in advance if i am asking something obvious. What i am trying to do is to proxypass to another server a request that comes to my nginx server in the form of: ...
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Nginx php doesn't execute

I'm using nginx on centos 7 with php 5.4.16. I have tried this to adding nginx.conf: location ~ \.php$ { try_files $uri =404; fastcgi_split_path_info ^(.+\.php)(/.+)$; fastcgi_pass ...
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Hosting Dovecot and Postfix Behind nginx?

So I'm looking at setting up postfix and dovecot on a server that is currently hosting some web-sites via nginx, and I've stumbled upon the mail {} configuration option for nginx, but I'm having a ...
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Do I Need to Restart Nginx if I Renew My Security Certificate(s)?

So I'm setting up an nginx server with SSL enabled with a server definition something like: server { listen :80; listen [::]:80; server_name example.org; root /foo/bar; ssl on; ...
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AWS: nginx as LB apache as backend

I'm developing a new web platform for my business on AWS, the current configuration uses nginx+ as load balancer and some apache instances as backend. With the service of autoscaling I'm able to ...
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nginx server_name directive not working

I want to use NGINX as a proxy server for my application. My application (say 'abc') is running on port 8000 on my machine. And NGINX is running on the same machine. A part of the configuration looks ...
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Nginx virtual hosts for multiple LXC containers

I am having the following configuration: I have 5 LXC containers that are running nginx. On each container there are a couple of virtual hosts set up in nginx. That means for a container I have ...
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Error Output From HHVM Under Nginx

I have a web-server that I've set up with nginx with HHVM for handling PHP, and everything's working great except for one minor gripe; the location of PHP errors. When I was using PHP-FPM, errors ...
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Encountering issues when trying to host an ASP.NET Web Api on Debian using Mono and Nginx

I have a Web API that is using .NET 4.0 which I'm now trying to deploy on Debian. I've followed a few tutorials on how to do this, e.g. Running ASP.net Web API Services under Linux and OSx. $ ...
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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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Reverse proxy Nginx to hide real IP

I've read that it's possible to hide the server IP by using a reverse proxy. Nginx is installed on the main server. Example ex.example.com IP = X, and I have another server with Nginx installed also ...
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How to share common configurations amongst Nginx server blocks?

Hosting multiple sites with the same Nginx, and a lot of them share common configurations. Such as protection against POODLE and even entire sets of redirects. I tried using the include directive but ...
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Custom compiled Nginx with ngx_pagespeed in CentOS 7 wont start

Since PageSpeed must be compiled along with Nginx, and I don't like the way instructions are in the Google page, I decided to follow another great one. Anyway, I did everything there. And when I get ...
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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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Now hosting a friend who relies heavily on htaccess files, but I use Nginx [closed]

Philosophically is the best option for me at this point to also run apache on a different port, and have nginx reverse proxy to it? Is there a better way? I'm not happy with the concept of allocating ...
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nginx logrotate error on cron job

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and nginx on a Digital Ocean VPS and occasionally receive these emails about a failed cron job: Subject Cron test -x /usr/sbin/anacron || ( cd / && run-parts ...
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some cyrillic file names got broken after moving from server to server

I moved my website from one server to another and encounter a problem with cyrillic filenames. Some cyrillic URLs in wordpress are fine and some are now broken. It used to be OK on previous server. ...