Forum: NGINX Default virtual server & server sequence in nginx.conf

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alf (Guest)
on 2009-04-13 19:22
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Hello :)

I have been trying to wrap my head around this, read a lot of docs, but
I just cant seem to understand, so if anyone could enlighten me.

My example:

I want to set up a default virtual server (vhost) and a spesific vhost.

1. Does the sequence of these two server blocks in the nginx.conf

2. I tried something like this:

server {
  listen 80;
  index mydomain.html;

server {
  listen 80 default;
  server_name  _;
  index default.html;

but now allways shows default.html. if i remove "default"
and put that same (the second) server on the top it all works fine..

I would really like to know what is really going on here behind the
scenes, any info much apresiated.

alf :)

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Delta Y. (Guest)
on 2009-04-13 19:45
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If the HOST header is OK when you do your test, then please try 0.7.51.
There is a bug  of server_name issue fixed in 0.7.51

2009/4/13 alf <removed_email_address@domain.invalid>

SSSlippy (Guest)
on 2009-04-13 22:46
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I have always created seperate config file for each url. Have found this
easier to manage and less errors

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