≡ Menu


HowTo: Enable Nginx Status Page

Apache has status page that can provide data about Apache. How do I enable and display such page using nginx server? How do I enable nginx status page on Linux or Unix-like operating systems?
[click to continue…]

Nginx: 301 Redirect To A Domain Name

I am a new Nginx web server user. How do I redirect to a different domain using nginx (say example.org to example.com) permanently?
[click to continue…]

HowTo: Create a Self-Signed SSL Certificate on Nginx For CentOS / RHEL

I operate a small web site on Cloud server powered by CentOS Linux v6.4. I would like to encrypt my site's information and create a more secure connection. How do I create a self-signed SSL certificate on Nginx for CentOS/Fedora or Red Hat Enterprise Linux based server?
[click to continue…]

Nginx Redirect Mobile / Smart Phone Traffic To Mobile Version Of the Web Site

I am a new nginx user and I would like to redirect all mobile / smart phone users from www.example.com to m.example.com domain. How do I detect a mobile phone browser in nginx? How do I redirect all mobile users to sub-domain using regex based rules? How can I automatically redirects visitors on mobile devices to its mobile version at http://m.example.com/ and also allow mobile devices to the desktop website at www.example.com if visiting via http://www.example.com/?desktop=true?
[click to continue…]

HowTo: Nginx Redirect All HTTP Request To HTTPS Rewrite Rules

I have setup nginx as a secure reverse proxy server. How do I redirect all http://example.com/ requests (traffic) to https://example.com/ under nginx web server?
[click to continue…]

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?
[click to continue…]