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Nginx: 413 Request Entity Too Large Error and Solution

I'm running nginx as a frond end to php based Apache+mod_fastcgi server. My app lets user upload images upto 2MB in size. When users trying to upload 1.5MB+ size image file using nginx reverse proxy, they are getting the following error on screen:

Nginx 413 Request Entity Too Large

How do I fix this problem and allow image upload upto 2MB in size using nginx web-server working in reverse proxy or stand-alone mode on Unix like operating systems?
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FreeBSD: Nginx FastCGI PHP Configuration

Q. How do I configure PHP as FastCGI under FreeBSD Nginx webserver?
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FreeBSD Configure Apache PHP with mod_fastcgi Module

Q. How do I configure and Install Apache web server with PHP5 and mod_fastcgi to get faster PHP access under FreeBSD server?
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FreeBSD Configure Apache 2.2 PHP with FastCGI mod_fcgi Module

I'd like to switch from mod_php5 to mod_fastcgi. I'm using FreeBSD 7 release along with following software:

+ Apache 2.2
+ PHP as mod_php5
+ MySQL DB 5.1.23 server
How do I configure php as FastCGI server?
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FreeBSD Lighttpd fastcgi php configuration and installation

Q. How do I install and configure php under Lighttpd web server. I'm using

=> FreeBSD 6.2

=> Lighttpd 1.5

=> FastCGI PHP 5.2

How do I configure php under Lighttpd?

A. PHP generally runs on a web server like lighttpd taking PHP code as its input and creating Web pages as output. FastCGI is a protocol for interfacing interactive programs with a web server. Lighttpd has mod_fastcgi to run php application.

Assuming that you have php installed (see these instructions on installing Lighttpd+MySQL+php5 under FreeBSD), open lighttpd.conf file:
# vi /usr/local/etc/lighttpd.conf
Make sure FASTCGI module is enabled:
server.modules += ( "mod_fastcgi" )

Now append following code

fastcgi.server = ( ".php" =>
( "localhost" =>
                        "socket" => "/tmp/php-fastcgi.socket",
                        "bin-path" => "/usr/local/bin/php-cgi"

Save and close the file. Restart lighttpd:
# /usr/local/etc/rc.d/lighttpd restart