19.0.0 released Nov 08, 2023
Connect nginx tcp socket

This shows how to connect your application listening at TCP port <port number> (started with "-p" option in vf) to Nginx web server.

- Step 1:
You will need to edit the Nginx configuration file. For Ubuntu and similar:
sudo vi /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/default

while on Fedora and other systems it might be at:
sudo vi /etc/nginx/nginx.conf


Add the following in the "server {}" section ("/<app path>" is the application path, see request-URL):
location /<app path> { include /etc/nginx/fastcgi_params; fastcgi_pass  127.0.0.1:<port number>; }

- Step 2:
Finally, restart Nginx:
sudo systemctl restart nginx

Note: you must not have any other URL resource that starts with "/<app path>" (such as for example "/<app path>.html" or "/<app path>_something" etc.) as the web server will attempt to pass them as a reverse proxy request, and they will likely not work. If you need to, you can change the application path to be different from "/<app path>", see request-URL.
See also
Web servers
connect-apache-tcp-socket  
connect-apache-unix-socket  
connect-nginx-tcp-socket  
connect-nginx-unix-socket    
See all
documentation


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