Question

Using Dokku with existing Nginx config

I have a VPS (created from the Ubuntu 16.04 image) which I would like to use Dokku for some applications, and others that I would like to set up myself, all using Nginx. Is this possible?

I’m asking because I had configured Nginx to proxy to an internal app that I was running through Docker, and as soon as I installed Dokku, the app I had already set up became unreachable. I was hoping there was a way for the two systems to co-exist.

Subscribe
Share

Submit an answer
You can type!ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Just make new virtual host for your applications. You can use /etc/sites-aiviable/ to define ones and then link that file to /etc/sites-enabled

server {
        include /etc/nginx/snippets/letsencrypt.conf;

        location / {
                return 301 https://server.techwares.eu$request_uri;
        }
}

server {
        listen 443 ssl;

        # SSL configuration
        ssl_certificate /etc/letsencrypt/live/server.techwares.eu/fullchain.pem;
        ssl_certificate_key /etc/letsencrypt/live/server.techwares.eu/privkey.pem;
        ssl_trusted_certificate /etc/letsencrypt/live/server.techwares.eu/fullchain.pem;

        root /var/www/html3;

        # Add index.php to the list if you are using PHP
        index index.html index.htm index.nginx-debian.html;

        # Redirect

        server_name server.techwares.eu;

        location / {
                proxy_pass http://127.0.0.1:8001/;
        }
}