How to setup NGINX on Ubuntu in Azure/AWS/GCP

To install NGINX Open Source on to Linux Ubuntu on any of the cloud platforms (Azure,AWS,GCP), the easiest way is to use the available template in the marketplaces on the below links.  The template fully sets up a Ubuntu server running NGINX Open Source, ready to use in the cloud.

Getting Started

 

Once your NGINX server has been deployed, the following links explain how to connect to a Linux VM:

 

 

Once connected and logged in, the following section explains how to configure NGINX as per your requirements

NGINX on Linux Ubuntu

 

This solution is built using NGINX Open Source.

 

The configuration files/modules can be found in /etc/nginx 

 

Documentation on setting up the following can be found on the following links below:

 

  • Controlling NGINX Runtime
  • Load Balancer
  • Content Cache
  • Web Server
  • Reverse Proxy
  • Security Controls
  • Monitoring
  • High Availability
  • Dynamic Modules
  • Mail Proxy

 

https://docs.nginx.com/nginx/admin-guide/basic-functionality/runtime-control/

 

And

 

https://nginx.org/en/docs/

 

Firewall Ports

 

NGINX on Ubuntu has the following ports already enabled. Depending on what you want to use NGINX for, you will need to enable your required ports if you are using a firewall/Network Security Groups

 

  • TCP 80
  • TCP 443

 

To setup AWS firewall rules refer to – AWS Security Groups

To setup Azure firewall rules refer to – Azure Network Security Groups

To setup Google GCP firewall rules refer to – Creating GCP Firewalls

 

Support

 

If you require any help with the installation of NGINX, leave a comment below or contact us directly if you are experiencing any issues

 

Disclaimer: This solution is built using Nginx, Inc. and its contributors, an opensource software. This solution is Licensed under the 2-clause BSD license. THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE AUTHOR AND CONTRIBUTORS “AS IS” AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE
FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

Andrew Fitzgerald

Cloud Solution Architect. Helping customers transform their business to the cloud. 20 years experience working in complex infrastructure environments and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert on everything Cloud

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