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NGINX Cookbook

By : Tim Butler
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NGINX Cookbook

By: Tim Butler

Overview of this book

NGINX Cookbook covers the basics of configuring NGINX as a web server for use with common web frameworks such as WordPress and Ruby on Rails, through to utilization as a reverse proxy. Designed as a go-to reference guide, this book will give you practical answers based on real-world deployments to get you up and running quickly. Recipes have also been provided for multiple SSL configurations, different logging scenarios, practical rewrites, and multiple load balancing scenarios. Advanced topics include covering bandwidth management, Docker container usage, performance tuning, OpenResty, and the NGINX Plus commercial features. By the time you've read this book, you will be able to adapt and use a wide variety of NGINX implementations to solve any problems you have.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)

Using NGINX with MediaWiki

MediaWiki, most recognized by its use with Wikipedia, is the most popular open source wiki platform available. With features heavily focused on the ease of editing and sharing content, MediaWiki makes a great system to store information you want to continually edit:

Getting ready

This example assumes you already have a working instance of MediaWiki or are familiar with the installation process. For those unfamiliar with the process, it's available online at

How to do it...

The basic...