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Nginx HTTP Server - Second Edition by Clement Nedelcu

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Install issues

There are typically four sources of errors when attempting to install Nginx or to run it for the first time:

  • Some of the prerequisites are missing or an invalid path to the source was specified. More details about prerequisites can be found in Chapter 1, Downloading and Installing Nginx.
  • After having installed Nginx correctly, you cannot use the SSL-related directives to host a secure website. Have you made sure to include the SSL module correctly during the configure step? More details in Chapter 1, Downloading and Installing Nginx.
  • Nginx refuses to start and outputs a message similar to [emerg] bind() to 0.0.0.0:80 failed (98: Address already in use). This error signifies that another application is utilizing the network port 80. ...

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