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Installing and Configuring NGINX as an HTTP Server
NGINX is one of the tools that the modern web is built upon. In this activity, we will deploy NGINX as an HTTP server, with a single virtual host, for serving a static content. The initial deployment of NGINX on a new server is the first step in mastering the use of this powerful tool.
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Add Official NGINX Yum Repository
Install NGINX from the official repository. This requires creating a new repository file,
Start and Enable NGINX Service
nginxservice, and enabled it to start after a server reboot.
Serve Content From `/var/www/assets.example.com` For Requests To `assets.example.com`
Create a virtual host for the
assets.example.comdomain that serves out files in the directory
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