LetsEncrypt Nginx SSL Sites

I got my hands on the LetsEncrypt beta and already testing it out.  Incase it wasn’t obvious, if you have sites that are SSL only (I have a few subdomains which do not operate on http/port 80), you will need to set them up.  Here is a quick example of how I adjusted my Nginx …

iRedMail on Nginx

This is my experiment to get iRedMail to work with Nginx. In the end I got everything to work other than awstats, although with some caveats. I don’t like awstats very much and it seemed quite troublesome to get it setup. There is a mode to run awstats in that lets it just generate static …

SFTP, SSHFS, VPN + exportFS, and WebDav.

While working on some code, I needed to get something I could access much faster and much easier than my current methods.  So after some testing, I’ve come across a solution. I started with my simple SSH session.  This proves to not be so helpful when editing multiple files or needing to move around easier. …

SMF on Nginx+SPDY

No surprise here as SPDY is a server side thing, SMF works no problem using Nginx+SPDY. So there should be no problem with the SPDY plugin/module at all in any other web server. Just need to set it up on your web server. Nginx currently has a patch for it. But I would suspect that …

Nginx with IPv6 and vhosts

Linode.com has recently setup IPv6 natively and is deploying it across their data-centers.  This is great as I now have a native IPv6 address for my VPS. I use Nginx as a replacement for Apache and I noticed today that my vhosts where not correctly responding on the IPv6 address.  Since I use a wildcard …

Multiviews in nginx (sorta)

I use wsvn on my svn subdomain. Nginx doesn’t have real support for this, but there is a way to sorta do this. First we set this in our / location:

Now I just need to let fastcgi know this. My fast cgi params are in their own file, but this is the only …