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Nginx Tutorials and HowTos

Nginx is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy software. This section includes tutorials about Nginx configuration, security, optimization, and tips under Unix like operating systems ( rss feed ).

How do I restart / stop / start the nginx web server under a Ubuntu Linux operating systems using command line option?
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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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NGINX: Create Custom 404 / 403 Error Page

How do I create a custom static HTTP 404 or HTTP 403 error page under nginx web server?
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How do I install GeoIP nginx module for country and/or city level geo targeting?
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How do I install memcached cache plugin under UNIX / Linux to speed up my dynamic database-driven wordpress blog by caching data and objects in RAM to reduce the number of times an external data source must be read?
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How do I configure IPv6 networking under nginx? How do I assign and use an IPv6 address under nginx web server? How do I enable IPv6 Support in nginx?
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