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Unblock a website using ngnix

Posted October 10, 2021 93 views
Linux BasicsNginxApacheAPI

HI, I want to set up the same website as https://unblockit.kim/

After asking for a support on GitHub they advise me to run The best method is by using NGINX as per the instructions here: https://proxy-bay.net/setup.html. Instead of using TPB as the domain, you can use any other website you wish to unblock. You can modify the subs_filter setting in the configuration to search and replace the content served by the site.

As per a hosting plan, you would need a VPS/Dedicated/Cloud Linux server that provides SSH access.
I just bought a server on the digital ocean and successfully installed the Nginx.

https://proxy-bay.dev/setup.html#Nginx

What change do I make in the config file? Can you please provide me server configuration?

I just place the nigix config file and place the same thing currently I am using the IP address instead of the domain name.

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Hello,

Yes indeed, you can follow the steps provided in the tutorial that you’ve shared.

As per the tutorial, your Nginx configuration would look like this:

worker_processes auto;
events {worker_connections 1024;}
http {
  include mime.types;
  default_type application/octet-stream;
  proxy_ssl_server_name on;
  sendfile on;
  gzip on;

  #Logs
  access_log logs/access.log;
  error_log logs/error.log;

  server {
    listen 80;
    server_name yourdomain.com;

    #Redirects
    proxy_redirect https://thepiratebay.org http://$host;
    proxy_redirect http://thepiratebay.org http://$host;

    #Other URI's
    location = / {return 301 /index.html;}
    location /session {return 302 /;}
    location ~ /torrent/(?<myvar>[0-9]+)/ {return 301 /description.php?id=$myvar;}
    location ~ /search/(?<myvar>.+)/0/ {return 301 /search.php?q=$myvar;}

    #Root URI
    location / {
      proxy_pass https://thepiratebay.org;
      proxy_set_header Host thepiratebay.org;
      proxy_set_header Referer 'https://thepiratebay.org';
      proxy_set_header Accept-Encoding "";
      proxy_set_header CF-Connecting-IP "";

      #Substitutions
      subs_filter_types 'application/javascript';
      subs_filter '<a href="http://piratebayztemzmv.onion" title="tor address">TOR</a> |' '<b><a href="https://proxy-bay.dev" title="Proxy List">Proxy List</a></b> |';
      subs_filter 'https://torrindex.net' "http://$host/torrindexp";
      subs_filter 'https://apibay.org' "http://$host/apip";
      subs_filter '<a href="/session/" title="Login/Upload">Login/Upload</a> |' '';
      subs_filter '<a href="/session/" title="Register">Register</a>' '';
      subs_filter '<a href="/session/" title="Login">Login</a> |' '';
      subs_filter '<a href="" title="Register">Register</a>' '';
      subs_filter 'https://thepiratebay.org' http://$host;
      subs_filter 'thepiratebay.org' $host;
    }

    #API URI
    location /apip/ {
      proxy_pass https://apibay.org/;
      proxy_set_header Host apibay.org;
      proxy_set_header Referer 'https://thepiratebay.org';
      proxy_set_header Accept-Encoding "";
      proxy_set_header CF-Connecting-IP "";
    }

    #Recent URI
    location /apip/precompiled/data_top100_recent.json {
      proxy_pass https://apibay.org/precompiled/data_top100_recent.json;
      proxy_set_header Host apibay.org;
      proxy_set_header Referer 'https://thepiratebay.org';
      proxy_set_header Accept-Encoding "";
      proxy_set_header CF-Connecting-IP "";
    }

    #Torrindex URI
    location /torrindexp {
      proxy_pass https://torrindex.net/;
      proxy_set_header Host torrindex.net;
      proxy_set_header Referer 'https://thepiratebay.org';
      proxy_set_header Accept-Encoding "";
      proxy_set_header CF-Connecting-IP "";
    }
  }
}

You would just need to change the yourdomain.com part with your actual domain name.

Hope that this helps.
Best,
Bobby