nginx is an open-source Web server and a reverse proxy for HTTP, SMTP, POP3 and IMAP protocols, aimed at high performance and low memory usage.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

3
votes
0answers
27 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
602 views

NGINX Reverse Proxy - no user/password was provided for basic authentication

I've got Nginx set up on a RPi (raspbian)as a reverse proxy using SSL between the remote user and the Nginx instance. All seems to work well for two services mounted on the RPi (Shellinabox and RPi ...
3
votes
0answers
657 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
301 views

Creating a signed subordinate CA for client certificates

I have a root self-signed CA which I've created for myself. With this CA (we'll call it country), I've created a server certificate and key for my webserver, nginx. I now would like to create a ...
2
votes
0answers
37 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
30 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
50 views

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. ...
2
votes
0answers
228 views

Nginx on Debian 8 dev setup. PHP via PHP FPM not working

UPDATE: Ok, I can now happily say that what you see below is the recipe for a happily working automated PHP and Nginx dev setup (with automatic domains) and all problems I had are now solved. I ...
2
votes
0answers
132 views

bonding multiple proxy connection

I want to use multiple proxy servers at the same time to speed my downloads. Reverse proxy products such as haproxy and nginx can use multiple proxy servers, but only one proxy per session. ...
2
votes
0answers
370 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
455 views

Is there a way to mix between two RTMP streams (depending on which is up) using something like FFMPEG?

(Apologies about the question title, not quite sure how to word it) So I'm working on a turnkey streaming solution / server for a local LAN party, using the fantastic nginx-rtmp to handle incoming ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

Nginx Owncloud 4 produces “No input file specified.”

I'm trying to setup an Owncloud 4 instance with nginx as a webserver. The host device is a Raspberry Pi with preinstalled Debian 6. When I try to open the URL to the Owncloud installation in a ...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
221 views

Can't run php cli at webuser but will run as root

I am running a Magento application on a Nginx server. nginx + php-fpm running as webuser:www There are some function in the shell directory of Magento which run fine as root and the import run fine ...
1
vote
0answers
655 views

SimpleSAMLphp, Nginx, Ubuntu 14.04

My setup Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit Nginx SimpleSAMLphp 1.13.2 My Nginx server block: server { listen 80; listen [::]:80; root /var/www/sso/html; index index.php index.html ...
1
vote
0answers
85 views

nginx serves info.php but doesnt serves index.php

info.php with basic phpinfo() is served when I enter info.php in the url, however index.php is not being served. I tweaked around some changes reading different answers on stackexchange `try_files ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

nginx: [emerg] “server” directive is not allowed here

I get the following error message when trying to configure server: []# nginx -s reload nginx: [emerg] "server" directive is not allowed here in /etc/nginx/conf.d/hello-world.conf:1 Configuration is ...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

nginx returning netstring with wrong length?

I installed nginx (nginx version: nginx/1.7.9) via macports on my mac running the latest OSX. I configured a URI to use SCGI: location /server { include ...
1
vote
0answers
299 views

NGINX multiple locaton block matching

I have a RaspberryPi with Raspbian and I want that a public www-folder is protected by htpasswd and that php files are passed correcly and the .htpasswd and .db files are denied to all. But this does ...
1
vote
0answers
146 views

How to configure nginx to dynamically read folders, user accounts/domains?

I have cPanel and Apache 2.4 on my CentOS 6.6 VPS. I installed Nginx as a reverse proxy. Everything works fine. I have 2 domains on the VPS & I'm able to configure them both on nginx. The ...
1
vote
0answers
97 views

Webserver on Solaris 10 + zones. How to do it properly?

I have 1 real IP and many websites. Initial idea was to separate each website into it's own exclusive-ip (vnic) non-global zone. MySQL server have it's own non-global zone. Question is: what is the ...
1
vote
0answers
125 views

Nginx wordpress and its wrong path

I've a Raspberry and I installed nginx and over this I put Wordpress. Wordpress installation come from an old backup of a websites that I hosted somewhere else. The URL was mydomain.com/home, now in ...
1
vote
0answers
371 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
407 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
169 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
133 views

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 = ...
1
vote
0answers
567 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Installation of nginx on Ubuntu 15.10 gives “Inappropriate ioctl for device”

I just installed ubuntu 15.10 in a container on my machine and want to install nginx. I run an apt-get update, and then sudo apt-get install nginx and I get an error message saying Inappropriate ioctl ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

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 = ...
0
votes
0answers
71 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
108 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
385 views

Why `host` and `nslookup` on Ubuntu resolve hostnames while `ping` and `telnet` do not?

I can't use git clone or even apt-get install because I get a "cannot resolve host" error. They were working before, but I have no idea what changed that broke the DNS resolve. I can't find any ...
0
votes
0answers
120 views

Unexpected 302 error (Moved Temporarily) after login in my website

I have a website running with Nginx and PHP-FPM (www.example.com), however when I try to access www.example.com/user/login to access its administration and put the correct login info, it just reload ...
0
votes
0answers
103 views

PHP-FPM / Nginx, hundred requests / second in a single file

My FPM Config (PHP 5.6.x with opcache) pid = /var/run/php-fpm/php-fpm.pid rlimit_files = 10000 rlimit_core = 0 [www] listen = 127.0.0.1:9000 listen.allowed_clients = 127.0.0.1 user = nginx group = ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Separate web directories of nginx+php-fpm

On my server I run mediawiki, owncloud, roundcube on same hardware, with same nginx and php-fpm process. But I worry about security. Because if hacker get access to filesystem of one of this web ...
0
votes
0answers
86 views

Optimizing kernel TCP stack / parameters for services running on one host and communicating over TCP

I have a dual server {} block setup for my webapp running on nginx. For learning purposes I want to play around with performance tuning: Questions: What happens to a request going from one server ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

NGINX Stopped Serving PHP After Upgrade

Preface: I performed a dist-upgrade of my Debian LEMP server from 7.x (jessie) to stable and PHP pages stopped displaying. I eventually figured it out but am not really sure -WHY- my fixed worked. I ...
0
votes
0answers
71 views

Is my Nginx,php-fpm and mysql config good enough?

My Setup: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2680 v3 @ 2.50GH 30 GB Ram 1 Gbps Premimum/Dedicated Line Softwares3 MariaDB 10.0.20 NGinx 1.8.0 PHP with FPM 5.6.8 Our servers gets a LOT of requests (more ...
0
votes
0answers
78 views

Webmin: Cannot login through nginx reverse proxy

I've created a reverse proxy for webmin through nginx to run webmin at [site domain]/webmin instead of port 10000 ([site domain]:10000). When I go to [site domain]/webmin, the login page shows up as ...
0
votes
0answers
173 views

Host a server with NGINX using VPN behind a NAT

so I was hosting a server using NGINX on a Raspberry Pi using a T-Mobile mobile router. All was working fine, till I noticed today that T-Mobile started to put me behind a NAT sometimes. So I heard ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

lsudo /sbin/ldconfig -v showing Garbage text

RHEL 6.6 When performing "sudo /sbin/ldconfig -v" while trying to follow a different stackoverflow question related to: sudo /etc/init.d/nginx restart /usr/sbin/nginx: error while loading shared ...
0
votes
0answers
241 views

Nginx proxying https, protocol not forwarded

I'm using nginx and ngrok (for backup) with architecture something like this: internet <---> ngrok <---> nginx <---> my app ^ ^ ...
0
votes
0answers
184 views

CURLE_SSL_CACERT_BADFILE cURL error (77)

I have getting the cURL error CURLE_SSL_CACERT_BADFILE on my Nginx webserver. I found a fix where I add my pem link to my curl.ini file. Before I did this I would get the error on curl ...