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Nginx in front of Apache and retain logins

I've googled for a while and searched super user and can't seem to find anything regarding my current issue. I'll try to explain it as best as I can. I have two servers, at two different geographical ...
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How to set up a .local domain on Linx?

I have multiple nginx virtual hosts all pointing to localhost. Right now they have same name different ports localhost:8080, localhost:8081. Instead I'd like them to have same port different names ...
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Puphpet, Vagrant and Nginx custom locations

I'm trying to add some custom Nginx locations to a Vagrant Puphpet config.yaml file and it seams I cannot find the correct format for that. I searched for it but no luck. Did anybody already did this ...
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Virtual Host Redirects and Packet Flow

If I set up a virtual host in nginx, will all packets flow through that PC? Here is what is going on. I have an openwrt NAT router with two devices behind it, a server and a raspberry pi. I want both ...
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nginx - ssl and www redirect configuration

this is related to: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24538973/django-allowed-hosts-error-for-www-domain-and-ip-address i'm attempting to redirect www and non-ssl requests to ssl non-www domain for ...
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I'm getting 500 server error in when trying to send ajax to codigniter+NGINX in production in ec2

When Im in my local environment when I send with ajax rest post http://localhost:8080/index.php/api/get_user I'm getting an answer from the server (Codeigniter + NGINX). But when I do it with ...
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Allow internet access to intranet only users using Nginx on Ubuntu

I need to allow some users who only have access to the intranet to access one specific internet site. I'm doing this by using Nginx as a reverse proxy. To test this, I would like to block all internet ...
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How to get around NGINX error on Max OSX 10.9.3: unknown directive “set_real_ip_from”?

I'm using MacOSX 10.9.3 and trying to run NGINX. First I install it: % brew install nginx -with-http_realip_module ==> Downloading ...
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Nginx multiple hosts zabbix statistics

I have server with KVM hypervizor and Nginx as frontend web proxy. There are several virtual machines installed in KVM with own Nginx servers. Every Nginx in virtual machine works with 10 hosts. I ...
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How can I force caching a video file on nginx

I have two servers configured pretty much exactly similarly. One is my production server, and the other is my staging server. The nginx config on both are copies of each other except for the name of ...
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run selfoss in a subsubfolder on an nginx webserver

I am trying to run selfoss through nginx webserver in a subfolder of my home directory. The files are in /home/me/web/selfoss, and by the nginx instruction location /me/ { alias /home/me/web/; } ...
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PunBB Rewrites in Nginx

Is anyone currently running the PunBB forum on Nginx? I want to change my URL scheme to the Fancy File-based URLs, but I cannot for the life of me figure out what the proper rewrites are supposed to ...
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Errors from httperf

I use httperf for performance testing. I start many threads of httperf at the same time, but after running for a while I receive errors like this: "httperf: failed to connect to SSL server ...
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nginx Times Out Uploading Files - Way Under Timeout Limit

I have an application that can accept file uploads and puts those onto S3. Some files have been failing to upload when going through the nginx reverse-proxy. Now, I have keepalive_timeout 120; set ...
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https proxy s3 aws via nginx with pagespeed

I'm trying to setup pagespeed to proxy s3 files via nginx. I want to "save" the files on amazon s3; The story I want is: User A 1. nginx serves page to user; and rewrites all ...
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Owncloud - mutiple HTTP 404 log records

Since I've uninstall Owncloud I have multiple HTTP 404 response from owncloud requests in my NGINX http server log. It is obviously a heartbeat request but I can't find out from which server it's ...
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Make nginx config like apache2

I have web server with apache2 with many subdomains on it like, domain.com, abc.domain.com, def.domain.com etc. etc. Now I got a new nginx server and want to set it up like apache2, so to test I ...
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Nginx rewrite to remove first (generic) path node

I am currently writing a dispatcher that will dispatch different URLs to specific service URLS. I essentially want to dispatch something like: POST ...
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Using Cygwin to run nginx on Windows

Is it possible to run a Linux installation of nginx from Cygwin? Or should I run the Windows version? Basically I want to be able to restart Cygwin from command prompt instead of having to end the ...
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Reverse proxy 502 bad gateway

I have setup a subdomain to proxy my plesk panel, but when saving pages I am getting 502 Bad Gateway error instead of a completion message. I am running CentOS 6. Here is my vhost.conf configuration ...
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Why does the percent sign in a URL cause an HTTP 400 Bad Request error?

I stumbled upon this by accident when mistyping the URL for a web page in my web browser. Why does visiting http://example.com/% cause an HTTP 400 Bad Request error to be thrown? Is the server ...
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(111)Connection refused: mod_fcgid: can't connect unix domain socket

I have a problem with one of my webservers. I have Apache and Nginx (like a proxy-reverse server). My Apache run with mod_fcgid for PHP5.3. All works fine, but only on a few requests show me this ...
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Minimal nginx configuration for localhost?

I need to serve myself a few static HTML documents for test purposes (playing around with Mozilla addon development, need certain content to develop against). I thought I can just install a small ...
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nginx wget download fails (timeout)

I have generated a 10GB file using fallocate. Now when trying to download that file using wget -O /dev/null example.com/10gb.bin it stops at ~72% and says "Connection closed at byte X". Retrying. ...
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Ghost, Nginx, 502, and Port Problems

Got myself into a problem trying to install Ghost 0.4.2 on a Digital Ocean Droplet with node 0.10. I used the Dokku Droplet (instead of their Ghost setup) because I'd like to install multiple node ...
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Log upstream service in nginx load balancer log

I have 2 nginx webservers with a nginx load balancer spliting the load. I am trying to log to which webserver was a request sent into the log file /var/log/nginx/access.log but I can't find such ...
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Nginx & UserDir & PHP

I have a fairly simple nginx/1.4.7 installation (from Debian/unstable) and I'm trying to get PHP scripts to run inside a UserDir. server { listen 8083; ...
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Nginx routing root (/)

I'm trying to serve an app behind an Nginx router. The app is running on port 3000 and services several routes such as /api, /login, and /logout. I also have static content that I want to show for the ...
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Virtual hosting with nginx over SSL, without SNI (via a wildcard cert)

I'm trying to get https://survey.mediacru.sh to work without SNI. We have a wildcard cert and are using nginx as our http server. However, on browsers without SNI support (for example, the stock ...
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Configuring nginx to retry a single upstream server

I'm using nginx as a reverse proxy and I would like it to wait some number of seconds and retry a request if the upstream server isn't responding. This way I can restart my upstream server and instead ...
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Passing parameters in nginx load balancing

So I basically followed this tutorial and set up a load balancer on my nginx server. upstream backend { server backend1.example.com; server backend2.example.com; } Now all the incoming request ...
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Nginx location $request_filename not set right with rewrite rule

When I write the location in, it works, when I use the same location as a rewrite rule, it doesnt!!! I dont understand the logic. Can someone please explain? location /v3/ { alias ...
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Nginx/SNI: Return 444 if there's no certificate available for a specific domain hosted on the same IP

I'm stuck with configuring nginx regarding SSL and SNI support. In order to simplify my case let's say I have two domains, foo.com and bar.com. I have only one IP and both domains are mapped to this ...
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set up (VirtualBox + CentOS) with (nginx + PHP + MySql) on MacOS

I'm trying to set up (Virtual Box + CentOS) with (nginx + PHP + MySql) on MacOS, the future I can coding on MacOS then throw file to the share folder with (Virtual Box + CentOS) and execute on ...
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How do I preserve a UNIX socket across reboots (RasPi, Arch, chroot)

I've set up nginx and php-fpm under Arch Linux on a RasPi. nginx was set up in a chroot as described in the ArchWiki. Everything runs fine when php-fpm.conf and nginx.conf are set up to listen to ...
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nginx: how do i cancle a request with “No Response”, like “return 444” via fcgi?

i like to block out some bot trying to do bad stuff to my web-applications. a daily cronjobs extends my block.conf, containing a lof of deny a.b.c.d lines. before the cronjob runs at 4am and after ...
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How to set up load balancer with SSL?

I currently have a single server with a Django stack. I have nginx with an SSL certificate for HTTPS. I want to scale the web layer by putting an nginx load balancer in front, and adding IP addresses ...
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Nginx proxy_pass when http referer contains a string? [closed]

I test the config below, not work. How to make it? http { server { location / { if ($http_referer ~* /.*/flee.*/) { proxy_pass http://127.0.0.1:8765; ...
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nginx serve all domains except one

I have a standard nginx installation on ubuntu 12.04. I want only one subdomain to serve. All others should return 404. I have defined two sites: 0-default: server { listen *:80 default_server; ...
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How to make Nginx virtual host work? (page not found)

Running Ubuntu 13.10 in VirtualBox. I've put my website in this folder: http://i.stack.imgur.com/YYhcJ.jpg And created the log folder on /srv/www/streamsy.com/logs/. I've done these steps: sudo ...
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Nginx service stops every one hour

I have a DirectAdmin server configure with nginx service as reverse proxy. Everything runs pretty good for several months and years. Since yesterday, DirectAdmin send me each hour on the 17th minute ...
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How to resume nginx caching without restarting nginx after purge

I'm using fastcgi cache with nginx 1.4.4 on fedora and it works great until I clear the cache directory with: find /var/nginx/cache -type f -exec rm -f {} \; Thereafter nginx will not resume ...
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centos 5 + nginx + git-http-backend

I've a CentOS 5 server at domain.fr. I'm 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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NginX+PHP-FPM setup: Why is this configuration workaround needed to properly set PATH_INFO? [Debian7.4]

It took several hours to find out how to properly configure NginX, but I still think I might have missed something. Mainly because this perfectly working setup raises more questions than it answers. ...
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Is it possible to use Subversion Edge with nginx or lighttpd instead of Apache2?

Is it possible to run Subversion Edge using nginx instead of Apache2? I'm trying to migrate away from using Apache2 for my IT projects, and nginx seems to be the best performing server I can find. I ...
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Massive loss in quality with ffmpeg rtmp push

I've been streaming successfully with nginx-rtmp for a little while. Using the inbuilt push directive works great but to push to variable stream names I have to switch to using ffmpeg. Even when I ...
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how to reload nginx - systemctl or nginx -s?

Is there a difference between calling systemctl reload nginx and calling nginx -s reload ? I know that, besides systemd, there are other init systems like SysV and Upstart. So maybe this ...
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Streaming to HLS server with ffmpeg and nginx-rtmp-module

I am trying to stream my desktop screen to a HLS server (nginx RTMP module), but I don't know how to go about this. I have tried ffmpeg -f x11grab -i :0.0 -f hls http://192.168.1.68/tmp/hls but ...
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Set up a catch-all inside a location with fallback to index.php

I'm struggling with nginx config. I have a server block where I want all requests to go to index.php?tags=$uri, unless $uri exists (like index.php?a=b or /?a=b). I would expect: try_files $uri ...
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Homebrew does not completely uninstall nginx

I installed yesterday nginx on my machine using brew install nginx Today I would like to remove the software, therefore I tried brew uninstall nginx which has been correctely executed. In fact ...