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Nginx HTTP Server by Clement Nedelcu

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Appendix C. Troubleshooting

Even if you read every single word of this book with utmost attention, you are unfortunately not sheltered from all kinds of issues, ranging from simple configuration errors to the occasional unexpected behavior of one module or another. In this appendix, we attempt to provide solutions for some of the common problems encountered by administrators who just got started with Nginx.

The appendix covers:

  • A basic guide containing general tips on Nginx troubleshooting
  • How to solve some of the most common install issues
  • Dealing with 403 Forbidden HTTP errors
  • Why your configuration does not apply correctly
  • A few words about the if block behavior

General tips on troubleshooting

Before we begin, whenever you run into some kind of problem ...

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