Nginx - Installation

About

Type

Package

Example with CentOS. This will install this package if you are on CentOs7.

  • Add the EPEL repository
yum install -y nginx
# or
# with the verions
yum install -y nginx-1.16.1

Source

Ref doc

This installation will make the same installation than the package one.

Install the dependencies

  • Install the nginx dependency packages. There is more than in the documentation because we are also adding most of the module.
yum install -y redhat-rpm-config openssl-devel gc gcc gcc-c++ pcre-devel zlib-devel make wget libxml2-devel libxslt-devel gd-devel perl-ExtUtils-Embed GeoIP-devel gperftools gperftools-devel libatomic_ops-devel perl-ExtUtils-Embed

Download Nginx

wget https://nginx.org/download/nginx-1.16.1.tar.gz
tar zxf nginx-1.16.1.tar.gz

Configure

The configuration option are the same than when you install from a centos package (ie the output of nginx -V)

The documentation for each of this options can be found:

cd nginx-1.16.1
./configure   \
   --prefix=/usr/share/nginx \ 
   --sbin-path=/usr/sbin/nginx \ 
   --modules-path=/usr/lib64/nginx/modules \ 
   --conf-path=/etc/nginx/nginx.conf \ 
   --error-log-path=/var/log/nginx/error.log \ 
   --http-log-path=/var/log/nginx/access.log \ 
   --http-client-body-temp-path=/var/lib/nginx/tmp/client_body \ 
   --http-proxy-temp-path=/var/lib/nginx/tmp/proxy \ 
   --http-fastcgi-temp-path=/var/lib/nginx/tmp/fastcgi \ 
   --http-uwsgi-temp-path=/var/lib/nginx/tmp/uwsgi \ 
   --http-scgi-temp-path=/var/lib/nginx/tmp/scgi \ 
   --pid-path=/run/nginx.pid \ 
   --lock-path=/run/lock/subsys/nginx \ 
   --user=nginx \ 
   --group=nginx \ 
   --with-file-aio \ 
   --with-ipv6 \ 
   --with-http_ssl_module \ 
   --with-http_v2_module \ 
   --with-http_realip_module \ 
   --with-stream_ssl_preread_module \ 
   --with-http_addition_module \ 
   --with-http_xslt_module=dynamic \ 
   --with-http_image_filter_module=dynamic \ 
   --with-http_sub_module \ 
   --with-http_dav_module \ 
   --with-http_flv_module \ 
   --with-http_mp4_module \ 
   --with-http_gunzip_module \ 
   --with-http_gzip_static_module \ 
   --with-http_random_index_module \ 
   --with-http_secure_link_module \ 
   --with-http_degradation_module \ 
   --with-http_slice_module \ 
   --with-http_stub_status_module \ 
   --with-http_perl_module=dynamic \ 
   --with-http_auth_request_module \ 
   --with-mail=dynamic \ 
   --with-mail_ssl_module \ 
   --with-pcre \ 
   --with-pcre-jit \ 
   --with-stream=dynamic \ 
   --with-stream_ssl_module \ 
   --with-google_perftools_module \ 
   --with-cc-opt='-O2 -g -pipe -Wall -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fexceptions -fstack-protector-strong --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -grecord-gcc-switches -specs=/usr/lib/rpm/redhat/redhat-hardened-cc1 -m64 -mtune=generic' \ 
   --with-ld-opt='-Wl,-z,relro -specs=/usr/lib/rpm/redhat/redhat-hardened-ld -Wl,-E' \ 
   --with-debug 

Compilation or installation

  • Installation
make install
  • or just compilation
make -j 2
# -j 2 to build in parallel

Documentation / Reference


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