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Nginx configuration file for gitlab
server {
listen YOUR_SERVER_IP:80; # e.g., listen;
server_name YOUR_SERVER_FQDN; # e.g., server_name;
root /home/gitlab/gitlab/public;
# individual nginx logs for this gitlab vhost
access_log /var/log/nginx/gitlab_access.log;
error_log /var/log/nginx/gitlab_error.log;
location / {
# serve static files from defined root folder;.
# @gitlab is a named location for the upstream fallback, see below
try_files $uri $uri/index.html $uri.html @gitlab;
# if a file, which is not found in the root folder is requested,
# then the proxy pass the request to the upsteam (gitlab unicorn)
location @gitlab {
proxy_redirect off;
# you need to change this to "https", if you set "ssl" directive to "on"
proxy_set_header X-FORWARDED_PROTO http;
proxy_set_header Host $http_host;
proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote_addr;
proxy_pass http://gitlab;
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