How to Setup WordPress Nginx with FastCGI Caching in CentOS 7

If you plan to run high traffic wordpress blog(wordpress nginx), i would suggest to run it in virtual private server (VPS) or dedicated server together with NGINX FastCGI Caching. Besides the low memory consumption when using Nginx as a web server, it has a fast performance. When you combine Nginx and FastCGI Caching module, you […]

Nginx Released Version Nginx 1.8.x

Nginx is lightweight fast web server/reverse proxy and e-mail (IMAP/POP3) proxy. On 21 Apr 2015, nginx has release the stable branch version, 1.8.x which includes many new features from the 1.7.x mainline branch – including hash load balancing method, backend SSL certificate verification, experimental thread pools support, proxy_request_buffering and more. : Changes with nginx 1.8.0 […]

Static Website Configuration for Nginx Web Server on CentOS 6 / CentOS 7

Q. How to configure and host static website on Nginx web server? A. Nginx is a lightweight web server and an alternative to Apache. In order to run a static website on Nginx web server, you must configure your server to at least the following basic configuration. Failure to do this will stop some basic […]

How to Setup Multiple WordPress Sites on Nginx

This article describes how to install and configure multiple WordPress¬†sites on Nginx and the steps have been prepared based on CentOS 7.0 and Nginx 1.6.3. NGINX (pronounced Engine ex) is an open source high performance web servers and able to handle large number of concurrent connections. It has the lowest memory footprint if compared to […]

NGINX DDos Attack Tutorial – Implement Basic Protection

DDoS attacks are usually intended to paralyze websites and web services and it is better to mitigate it at the firewall level. But for the web server that runs on Nginx, I have prepared a basic step to provide DDoS protection which proved to work for small-scale DDoS attacks and DDoS attacks that aimed at […]

Nginx Released Version Nginx 1.6.3

Nginx is lightweight fast web server/reverse proxy and e-mail (IMAP/POP3) proxy. On April 7, 2015, Nginx officially released nginx-1.6.3 stable version which includes the following changes and bug fixes : *) Feature: now the “tcp_nodelay” directive works with SPDY connections. *) Bugfix: in error handling. Thanks to Yichun Zhang and Daniil Bondarev. *) Bugfix: alerts […]

How to Remove/Uninstall Nginx Installed from Source on CentOS 6/RHEL 6

On this day, Nginx web server is reported to be a most popular and fastest in the internet if installed properly. But it should always be updated from time to time in order to maintain stability and high security so that is not exposed to hackers. For system administrators and web masters, it is routine […]

How to Fix “upstream timed out (110: Connection timed out) while reading response header from upstream” in NGINX

Problem : I noticed there are the errors in NGINX when trying to update my WordPress post. In my case, NGINX service running as web service with php-fpm behind varnish proxy : [root@vps ~]# tail -f /var/log/nginx/ehowstuff.com.error.log 2014/12/14 15:33:15 [error] 1040#0: *52134 upstream timed out (110: Connection timed out) while reading response header from upstream, […]

How to Setup Varnish 3.0 in Front of Nginx, PHP5.4 (PHP-FPM)

In the previous post, i have describes the steps to setup web server that running on Nginx and PHP5.4 (PHP-FPM). The setup and configuration work well with the WordPress site. This article¬†will describe how to speed up the existing NGINX + PHP web server with one of the popular web accelerator called Varnish Cache, also […]

How to Setup Nginx,PHP5.4, PHP-FPM, MySQL 5.5 On CentOS 6.5 VPS

This post will show you the procedure to setup Nginx, PHP5.4, PHP-FPM and MySQL 5.5 On CentOS 6.5 Virtual private server(VPS). You need to setup the required repo such as EPEL, Remi and also the NGINX repo. What is NGINX ? NGINX is an alternate web server for Apache. Nginx is an open source web […]

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