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How-To install nginx_mainline with CustomBuild 2 (old way)

| 20:26:48 17.02.2016

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Want to have nginx_mainline installed on your server to gain from using HTTP/2, here are instructions on how to install nginx_mainline.

Install nginx_mainline

Run this code to get a script to install nginx_mainline:

cd /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild/
touch ./build_nginx-custom
chmod 755 ./build_nginx-custom
vi ./build_nginx-custom

Press "Insert" and paste the following code into the created file:

#!/bin/bash
NGINX_VER=1.9.11
cd /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild
cat custom_versions.txt | grep -Ev "^nginx:|^$" > custom_versions.txt.new
mv -f custom_versions.txt.new custom_versions.txt
echo "nginx:${NGINX_VER}:" >> custom_versions.txt
wget http://nginx.org/download/nginx-${NGINX_VER}.tar.gz -O nginx-${NGINX_VER}.tar.gz
./build update
./build nginx

Press "Escape" then ":x" and "Enter" to save and exit.

To get nginx mainline installed:

cd /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild
./build_nginx-custom


Update version very easy

Later when a new version will be released just update the script with its number, ie. line:

NGINX_VER=1.9.11

Custom options for configure NGINX

If you need to configure nginx with your own set of options/modules run this code:


Stand-alone NGINX:

cd /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild/
mkdir -p custom/nginx/
cp configure/nginx/configure.nginx custom/nginx/configure.nginx

Update custom/nginx/configure.nginx with your instructions.

Re-install nginx


Nginx in front of Apache:

cd /usr/local/directadmin/custombuild/
mkdir -p custom/nginx_reverse/
cp configure/nginx_reverse/configure.nginx custom/nginx_reverse/configure.nginx

Update custom/nginx_reverse/configure.nginx with your instructions.

Re-install nginx

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