Nginx

Summary

The first component needed for Organizr to run is a webserver.

Windows

Download and Install

    1.
    Download Nginx from: http://nginx.org/en/download.html
    2.
    Install Nginx to your preferred location
    3.
    Copy the Nginx folder to your preferred location e.g. c:\
    4.
    If you want to run Nginx as a service then skip to Running Nginx as a service section, if not continue.
    5.
    Go to the location you copied the Nginx folder e.g. c:\nginx
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    Double click on nginx.exe in c:\nginx , nginx should now be running on your system
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    To verify, open a browser and type localhost and press enter. If you get "Welcome to nginx!” message then Nginx has been installed successfully
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      Note: you would need to open 'nginx.exe' every time you reboot your system, to avoid this, install Nginx as a service.

Running Nginx as a service

    1.
    Download NSSM from: https://nssm.cc/download
    2.
    Copy the nssm.exe from the win32 or win64 folder depending on your system to C:\Windows\System32
    3.
    Open cmd as admin, navigate to C:\Windows\System32
    4.
    Type in this command nssm install nginx
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      Path = C:\nginx\nginx.exe
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      Startup directory = C:\nginx
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      See image below for Example
    5.
    Install service
    6.
    Make sure you run the service as the admin account
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      Open run and type in services.msc
      2.
      Search for the nginx service we just installed
      3.
      Double-click and go to the Log On tab
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      Select ‘This account:’ and fill in your account details and then press ok.
      5.
      Right click on the nginx service and restart
    7.
    Making your Nginx install PHP ready, uncomment the following code from your nginx.conf file c:\nginx\conf\nginx.conf
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location ~ \.php$ {
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fastcgi_pass 127.0.0.1:9000;
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fastcgi_index index.php;
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fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME $document_root$fastcgi_script_name;
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include fastcgi_params;
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}
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To verify, open a browser and type localhost and press enter. If you get "Welcome to nginx!” message then Nginx has been installed successfully

Sample Config File

You can copy the following if you wish and replace the content in your nginx.conf file
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#user nobody;
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worker_processes 1;
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events {
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worker_connections 1024;
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}
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http {
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include mime.types;
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default_type application/octet-stream;
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sendfile on;
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keepalive_timeout 65;
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server {
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listen 80;
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#CHANGE THESE LINES##########
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server_name localhost;
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root html/Organizr;
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#############################
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index index.php index.html index.htm;
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error_page 400 401 403 404 405 408 500 502 503 504 /?error=$status;
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location / { }
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location ~ \.php$ {
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fastcgi_pass 127.0.0.1:9000;
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fastcgi_index index.php;
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fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME $document_root$fastcgi_script_name;
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include fastcgi_params;
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}
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location /api/v2 {
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try_files $uri /api/v2/index.php$is_args$args;
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}
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}
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}
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Ubuntu & Debian

Download and Install

Run apt-get install nginx or consult this guide for detailed setup.
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