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Mastering NGINX by Dimitri Aivaliotis

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Writing a good bug report

When searching for help online, it is useful to be able to write a good bug report. You will find that an answer is much more easily forthcoming if you can formulate the problem in a clear, reproducible way. This section will help you do just that.

The most difficult part of a bug report is actually defining the problem itself. It will help you to first think about what it is you are trying to accomplish. State your goal in a clear, concise manner as follows:

I need all requests to subdomain.example.com to be served from server1.

Avoid writing reports in the following manner:

I'm getting requests served from the local filesystem instead of proxying them to server1 when I call subdomain.example.com.

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