Nginx Secure SSL Web Server
Home RSS Search April 07, 2014 with HTTP, HTTPS SSL and Reverse Proxy Examples Nginx is a secure, fast and efficient web server. Nginx ("engine x") is a high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy server. Security methodology behind our configuration In the following example we are going to setup some web servers to serve out web pages to explain the basics. The security mindset of the configuration is very paranoid. Our goal is to setup a fast serving and CPU/disk efficient web server, but most importantly a _very secure_ web server. Below you will find a few different example nginx.conf configuration files in scrollable windows. You are welcome to copy and paste the following working examples. Option 1: Nginx http web server for static files This is a basic webserver running on port 80 (http) serving out web pages. Option 2: Nginx serving only SSL and redirecting http to https This example configuration is for a webserver that serves out SSL (https) traffic only. make clean; .