In an era of data breaches and cyber attacks, it is crucial to safeguard your website from hackers and fraudsters. One of the most recommended and standard ways to protect your site is through Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) – an encryption-based internet security protocol for ensuring data integrity. Here, you will get to know how to create the SSL certificate in both the Apache and Nginx web servers using Let’s Encrypt.
Nginx can be used to host multiple websites on a single server which reduces the extensive process of creating a new server for the site. Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04 holds an enabled server block by default which is generally configured to serve the documents out of directory at /var/www/html. In the case of serving multiple sites, an additional directory needs to be created. Let’s see how to create one.
Apart from being the HTTP server efficiency, Nginx can also function as a reverse proxy, proxy server (for mail), load balancer and HTTP cache server. Thus, optimizing the web server like Nginx to achieve an effective performance is not a simple thing and needs effective implementation too. To achieve this effective performance, follow the optimization of the below parameters.
Nginx, the most widely used web servers in recent years is popularly known for its simple configuration, stability and high performance. Unlike the other web servers, it can also function as a proxy server and cache server. This article will help you find the how-to of installing the Magento platform using Nginx web server on Ubuntu 18.04.