Articles tagged in: Nginx

Nginx Load Balancing — Advanced Configuration

Within the previous post on how to use nginx load balancing, we showed you the required nginx configuration to pass traffic to a group of available servers. This week, we dive into the advanced nginx configuration like load balancing methods, setting server weights, and health checks. {{outline}} Load Balancing Mechanisms …

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How to Use Nginx as a Load Balancer

Load balancing a great method to reduce latency, improve resource utilization and ultimately increase fault-tolerance. If you already use nginx as a reverse proxy, you can easily update your configuration to enable load balancing functionality for your application. This guide shows you how to configure nginx to forward requests to …

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How to Configure Nginx SSL Certifcate Chain

Using SSL certificates may cause problems with the certificate chain on older or mobile browsers. The steps below show you how to create a complete certificate from your existing one and how to configure nginx. {{outline}} Gather SSL Certificate Files You need the following three SSL certificate files. You can …

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How To Install the Newest Version of Nginx on Ubuntu

Ubuntu usually ships with an outdated version of nginx. To install the up-to-date version, follow these steps: sudo -s nginx=stable # use nginx=development for the latest development version {{outline}} By setting nginx=stable you declare a temporary environment variable that defines the nginx version you want to install. Use …

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