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Example of a good working Nginx configuration.
user www-data;
# As a thumb rule: One per CPU. If you are serving a large amount
# of static files, which requires blocking disk reads, you may want
# to increase this from the number of cpu_cores available on your
# system.
# The maximum number of connections for Nginx is calculated by:
# max_clients = worker_processes * worker_connections
worker_processes 1;
# Maximum file descriptors that can be opened per process
# This should be > worker_connections
worker_rlimit_nofile 8192;
events {
# When you need > 8000 * cpu_cores connections, you start optimizing
# your OS, and this is probably the point at where you hire people
# who are smarter than you, this is *a lot* of requests.
worker_connections 8000;
error_log /var/log/nginx/error.log;
pid /var/run/;
http {
charset utf-8;
# Set the mime-types via the mime.types external file
include mime.types;
# And the fallback mime-type
default_type application/octet-stream;
# Click tracking!
access_log /var/log/nginx/access.log;
# Hide nginx version
server_tokens off;
# ~2 seconds is often enough for HTML/CSS, but connections in
# Nginx are cheap, so generally it's safe to increase it
keepalive_timeout 20;
# You usually want to serve static files with Nginx
sendfile on;
tcp_nopush on; # off may be better for Comet/long-poll stuff
tcp_nodelay off; # on may be better for Comet/long-poll stuff
server_name_in_redirect off;
types_hash_max_size 2048;
gzip on;
gzip_http_version 1.0;
gzip_comp_level 5;
gzip_min_length 512;
gzip_buffers 4 8k;
gzip_proxied any;
# text/html is always compressed by HttpGzipModule
# 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 would be better to enable this in a location {} block for
# a specific directory:
# gzip_static on;
gzip_disable "msie6";
gzip_vary on;
# Upstream to abstract backend connection(s) for PHP
upstream php {
server unix:/tmp/php5-fpm.sock;
include /etc/nginx/conf.d/*.conf;
include /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/*;

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@bartdeslagmulder bartdeslagmulder commented Apr 8, 2013

Lijn 87: Bij mij is de default php5-fpm socket te vinden op: unix:/var/run/php5-fpm.sock;

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