Question

NGINX rewrite port 8080

  • Posted July 30, 2013

I’m trying to run an instance of news.arc (that’s the HackerNews board), but I can’t quite decode if I’m supposed to use a rewrite rule, a redirect, a proxy_pass, an upstream, or some sort of magical mystical incantation.

I’m pretty sure that SETT is being reverse proxied through Nginx the same way, and I’d appreciate any help offered.

Here’s where it’s currently running: http://blaireaug.com:8080/

But I’d like it to be at news.blaireaug.com

Here’s the text from my sites-available/www file. What’s the right config?

upstream news {
server news.blaireaug.com weight=5;
server blaireaug.com:8080 max_fails=3 fail_timeout=30s;
}

server {
listen http://127.0.0.1:8080;
server_name news.blaireaug.com;

location / {
proxy_pass http://127.0.0.1:8080;}
}

location /news/ {
rewrite /news/ (.*) /$1 break;
rewrite ^/news$ /news/ permanent;
proxy_pass http://localhost:8080/;
proxy_redirect / /news/;
} 
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Is everything running locally? Are you trying to have two applications on one domain? I’m not sure how you have everything set up as it’s a bit unclear.