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Linux nginx: Chroot (Jail) Setup

How do I run Nginx web server in a chroot (jail) so that I can minimizes the damage done by a potential break-in by isolating the web server to a small section of the filesystem?
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nginx: Setup SSL Reverse Proxy (Load Balanced SSL Proxy)

A reverse proxy is a proxy server that is installed in a server network. Typically, reverse proxies are used in front of Web servers such as Apache, IIS, and Lighttpd. How do I setup nginx web server as SSL reverse proxy?
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Handling nginx Failover With KeepAlived

How do configure to release and obtain VIP (virtual IP) when nginx is dead, down or system is rebooted for the kernel upgrades?
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CentOS / Redhat: Install nginx As Reverse Proxy Load Balancer

How do I configure nginx as failover reverse proxy load balancer in front of two Apache web servers under CentOS / RHEL 5.x?
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CentOS / Redhat Linux: Install Keepalived To Provide IP Failover For Web Cluster

Keepalived provides a strong and robust health checking for LVS clusters. It implements a framework of health checking on multiple layers for server failover, and VRRPv2 stack to handle director failover. How do I install and configure Keepalived for reverse proxy server such as nginx or lighttpd?
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