504 time out error

December 8, 2016 3.8k views
Nginx Apache PHP Ubuntu 16.04

I’m using digitalocean $10 package for deploying few applications. I have 4 active applications running on it. Sometimes I’m getting error like this,

“504 Gateway time out - nginx /1.0.6”

Can’t figure out why this happening. Any idea?

1 Answer

i think its because of “clientheadertimeout”
add following to your main nginx conf.

client_header_timeout 12;

for more info check this

by Alex Kavon
Nginx is a fast and lightweight alternative to the sometimes overbearing Apache 2. However, Nginx just like any kind of server or software must be tuned to help attain optimal performance. Here's how to optimize Nginx configuration.
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