NGINX

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NGINX
NGINX
Installed on suws-marconi
Was installed on
Website https://www.nginx.com/


NGINX is a free an open source web server that is generally considered to be more lightweight than Apache.

SOWN runs NGINX on Suws-marconi to provide the following websites:

  • www.suws.org.uk (and suws.org.uk, which redirects to www)
  • photos.suws.org.uk
  • edb.suws.org.uk

NGINX as of version 1.11.5 has allowed for dynamic modules. SOWN/SUWS uses this to provide a RADIUS authentication modules, so SOWN accounts can be used to login into the Mediawiki and WordPress sites hosted on www.suws.org.uk.