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How do I run multiple node servers on one droplet?

Posted February 7, 2015 2.8k views

Hi,

I have a domain (referenced as mydomain.com) and I’m trying to run a couple of node apps on it like mydomain.com/node.

When I start the node server and og to mydomain.com/node, I get “Cannot GET /node”.

The node app is in the following folder: var/www/mydomain.com/node

My conf file in ‘sites-available’ for nginx is this:

server {
    server_name www.mydomain.com;
    return 301 $scheme://mydomain.com$request_uri;
}

server {
    listen 80 default_server;
    listen [::]:80 default_server ipv6only=on;

    root /var/www/mydomain.com/html;
    index index.html index.htm;

    # Make site accessible from http://localhost/
    server_name mydomain.com;

    location / {
        # First attempt to serve request as file, then
        # as directory, then fall back to displaying a 404.
        try_files $uri $uri/ =404;
    }

    location /node {
            proxy_pass http://localhost:3000;

            proxy_http_version 1.1;
            proxy_set_header Upgrade $http_upgrade;
            proxy_set_header Connection 'upgrade';
            proxy_set_header Host $host;
            proxy_cache_bypass $http_upgrade;
        }
}

Can you please tell me what I’m doing wrong?

Thanks

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Try adding the following line after location /node {:

rewrite /node/(.*) /$1 break;

and reloading nginx.

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