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.htaccess to Nginx PHPBB Seo Rewrite Mode

  • Posted October 31, 2014

Hello! I just trasferred everything to DigitalOcean a week ago, 2 wordpress blogs and a phpbb forum and switched from Apache to Nginx. I had no problem to create the proper Server Block to rewrite urls for wordpress, but I’m having some problem with the PHPBB forum. I tried to convert the .htaccess to nginx, but no success. I get 404 Page Not Found.

Here’s the Server Block: http://pastebin.com/1wHL3LcA (without the converted .htaccess) Here’s the .htaccess I used on Apache: http://pastebin.com/8cQLxVsA

Any suggestion? Thanks.

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As far as I know, Apache has mods that Nginx doesn’t. I assume you’d need mod_rewrite, so you’d probably have to write your own or find an Nginx one that’s not in a business environment so someone would share it. Apache is so much simpler in this context, I’d recommend swapping back.