Migrating from Apache to nginx

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On this page we will prepare the migration from Apache to nginx.

We will start with gathering our requirements and use-cases. Then we will look at nginx to see whether they can be fulfilled and how it is done.


Hard Requirements

  • hosting multiple websites using IP-based virtual hosting
  • IPv4 and IPv6
  • http and https
  • a huge number of URL rewriting rules is used by the Stendhal Webframework
  • logfiles for each combination of website, protocol, day
  • PHP5 with APC
  • Proxy-Support for Jenkins

Soft Requirements

  • SPDY-support

nginx Configuration