NGINX: putting multiple services on the same port


by Danila Vershinin, June 21, 2021

Recent versions of NGINX introduce the TLS pre-read capabilities, which allow it to see which TLS protocols are supported by the client, the requested SNI server name, and the ALPN protocol of request. All this information, known before the request is routed by NGINX to the upstream servers, makes it possible to conditionally route requests […]

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Whitelist IP addresses for Magento 2 admin protection


by Danila Vershinin, May 8, 2021

Protect Magento 2 admin area using NGINX IP address whitelisting approach. Secure your Magento 2 administration

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How to install the RTMP NGINX module in Plesk for CentOS/RHEL 7 or 8


by Danila Vershinin, March 12, 2021

What is the NGINX RTMP module The RTMP module for NGINX provides HLS and MPEG-DASH live streaming capabilities for those who want a lightweight solution based on the HTTP protocol. The stream is published in the MPEG-TS format over HTTP. This makes it possible to use all the power and flexibility of nginx HTTP configurations […]

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Best practice secure WordPress NGINX configuration for Plesk


by Danila Vershinin, September 18, 2020

WordPress Security WordPress is the most popular CMS for running a website. As such, it is the target for all kinds of malicious bots. The most effective way of reducing security risks associated with WordPress is the proper server configuration. Secure WordPress NGINX configuration must be built on the assumption that any unknown script is […]

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Best practice secure NGINX configuration for WordPress


by Danila Vershinin, September 5, 2020

We review and approach to secure NGINX configuration for WordPress prevents launching malicious scripts and only allows core and plugin files execution

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NGINX basics. How to create redirects


by Danila Vershinin, July 14, 2020

Understanding redirects in NGINX. How to create efficient redirection rules in NGINX configuration

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NGINX and PHP-FPM. What my permissions should be?


by Danila Vershinin, July 13, 2020

Proper file permissions and ownership model for NGINX / PHP-FPM powered websites. The secure chmod and shown setup

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NGINX Security Headers, the right way


by Danila Vershinin, May 31, 2020

How to add NGINX security headers without configuration pitfalls and in a consistent way that will make your website safe for visitors

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Install NGINX RTMP module in CentOS/RHEL or Amazon Linux


by Danila Vershinin, April 22, 2020

How to install and enable NGINX RTMP module in CentOS/RHEL or Amazon Linux. Quick instructions to empower your NGINX with streaming capabilities

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How to install the Better Brotli NGINX module in Plesk for CentOS/RHEL 7 or 8


by Danila Vershinin, March 28, 2020

How to enable Brotli compression in Plesk for CentOS 7 or CentOS 8

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