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# Configuration File - Nginx Server Configs
# Run as a unique, less privileged user for security reasons.
user www www;
# Sets the worker threads to the number of CPU cores available in the system for best performance.
# Should be > the number of CPU cores.
# Maximum number of connections = worker_processes * worker_connections
worker_processes auto;
# Maximum number of open files per worker process.
# Should be > worker_connections.
worker_rlimit_nofile 8192;
events {
# If you need more connections than this, you start optimizing your OS.
# That's probably the point at which you hire people who are smarter than you as this is *a lot* of requests.
# Should be < worker_rlimit_nofile.
worker_connections 8000;
# Log errors and warnings to this file
# This is only used when you don't override it on a server{} level
error_log logs/error.log warn;
# The file storing the process ID of the main process
pid /var/run/;
http {
# Hide nginx version information.
server_tokens off;
# Specify MIME types for files.
include mime.types;
default_type application/octet-stream;
# Update charset_types to match updated mime.types.
# text/html is always included by charset module.
charset_types text/css text/plain text/vnd.wap.wml application/javascript application/json application/rss+xml application/xml;
# Include $http_x_forwarded_for within default format used in log files
log_format main '$remote_addr - $remote_user [$time_local] "$request" '
'$status $body_bytes_sent "$http_referer" '
'"$http_user_agent" "$http_x_forwarded_for"';
# Log access to this file
# This is only used when you don't override it on a server{} level
access_log logs/access.log main;
# How long to allow each connection to stay idle.
# Longer values are better for each individual client, particularly for SSL,
# but means that worker connections are tied up longer.
keepalive_timeout 20s;
# Speed up file transfers by using sendfile() to copy directly
# between descriptors rather than using read()/write().
# For performance reasons, on FreeBSD systems w/ ZFS
# this option should be disabled as ZFS's ARC caches
# frequently used files in RAM by default.
sendfile on;
# Don't send out partial frames; this increases throughput
# since TCP frames are filled up before being sent out.
tcp_nopush on;
# Enable gzip compression.
gzip on;
# Compression level (1-9).
# 5 is a perfect compromise between size and CPU usage, offering about
# 75% reduction for most ASCII files (almost identical to level 9).
gzip_comp_level 5;
# Don't compress anything that's already small and unlikely to shrink much
# if at all (the default is 20 bytes, which is bad as that usually leads to
# larger files after gzipping).
gzip_min_length 256;
# Compress data even for clients that are connecting to us via proxies,
# identified by the "Via" header (required for CloudFront).
gzip_proxied any;
# Tell proxies to cache both the gzipped and regular version of a resource
# whenever the client's Accept-Encoding capabilities header varies;
# Avoids the issue where a non-gzip capable client (which is extremely rare
# today) would display gibberish if their proxy gave them the gzipped version.
gzip_vary on;
# Compress all output labeled with one of the following MIME-types.
# text/html is always compressed by gzip module
# This should be turned on if you are going to have pre-compressed copies (.gz) of
# static files available. If not it should be left off as it will cause extra I/O
# for the check. It is best if you enable this in a location{} block for
# a specific directory, or on an individual server{} level.
# gzip_static on;
# Include files in the sites-enabled folder. server{} configuration files should be
# placed in the sites-available folder, and then the configuration should be enabled
# by creating a symlink to it in the sites-enabled folder.
# See doc/ for more info.
include sites-enabled/*;