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How do I replace upstream "Location: http://server1.cyberciti.biz:8080/app/" http/301 response-header with "Location: http://www.cyberciti.biz/app/" in the response of the proxied server using nginx?
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HowTo: Nginx Block User Agent

How do I block a http user agent or a software agent using Nginx web server under Linux or Unix like operating systems?
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RHEL / CentOS Yum Command: Blacklist Packages [ Disable Certain Packages ]

How do I force yum command to disable certain packages from being installed using certain repos such as EPEL under RHEL or CentOS Linux 6.x server?
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Linux / Unix curl: Pass HTTP Referer

How do I pass the referrer (HTTP referrer)as an HTTP header field using curl command under Linux OR Unix operating systems?
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rpmbuild: error: Installed (but unpackaged) file(s) found Solution

I'm trying to build a RHEL 6 rpm of nginx server. But, I get the following error:

+ /usr/lib/rpm/brp-strip-comment-note
Checking for unpackaged file(s): /usr/lib/rpm/check-files /root/rpmbuild/BUILDROOT/nginx-1.0.5-1.el6.x86_64
error: Installed (but unpackaged) file(s) found:
/usr/local/nginx/conf/fastcgi.conf
/usr/local/nginx/conf/fastcgi.conf.default
...
....
.
/usr/local/nginx/html/50x.html
/usr/local/nginx/html/index.html
/usr/local/nginx/sbin/nginx

RPM build errors:
Installed (but unpackaged) file(s) found:
/usr/local/nginx/conf/fastcgi.conf
/usr/local/nginx/conf/fastcgi.conf.default
...
..
.
/usr/local/nginx/html/50x.html
/usr/local/nginx/html/index.html
/usr/local/nginx/sbin/nginx

How do I fix this problem and build rpm file?
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Nginx Redirect URL With HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently Header

How do I redirect old ugly urls such as http://example.com/store/view.jsp?product=foo with clean url - http://example.com/store/view/product/foo using nginx reverse proxy?
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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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Ubuntu Linux: Start / Restart / Stop Nginx Web Server

How do I restart / stop / start the nginx web server under a Ubuntu Linux operating systems using command line option?
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Mediawiki Fix Internal Server Host Names / Redirection In shared Hosting or Proxy Setup

Our customer support wiki runs on an internal host (ip:192.168.1.100:300, hostname a-node100.:300) and it is behind the nginx reverse proxy server. However, our Apache server end up displaying internal server name http://a-node100.:300/, which results into an unexpected redirection and timeouts as http://a-node100.:300/ is not accessible over the Internet. How do I force nginx or apache to use the base URL of our server (http://support.example.com/wiki/)?

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nginx: Create HTTP 503 Maintenance Custom Page

I know how to create a custom http 503 maintenance page under Lighttpd or Apache web server. How do I create a custom Nginx web server maintenance page?
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