Monitoring PHP-FPM in Bitnami stacks using NGINX Amplify

by Danila Vershinin, April 29, 2022

If you are a user of Bitnami stack for LEMP or LAMP, you might want to set up PHP-FPM monitoring. Such monitoring allows you to have a nice overview of your PHP-FPM-based stack, to see how your system behaved and how much it was loaded over periods of time, through a set of graphs. Despite […]


How to install NGINX WAF module in Fedora Linux

by Danila Vershinin, February 19, 2022

How to easily set up WAF module protecting your NGINX powered websites in Fedora Linux. Install prebuilt NGINX WAF module.


How to install and configure CAPTCHA NGINX module in CentOS/RHEL

by Danila Vershinin, October 8, 2021

Implementing CAPTCHA image generation and validation using NGINX module


Laravel NGINX configuration

by Danila Vershinin, September 28, 2021

Modern NGINX configuration for Laravel PHP framework will allow you to have a secure and performant website


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 […]


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


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 […]


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 […]


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


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