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scottrill2 15th June 2013 15:06

Go from Apache to Nginx
 
Hello folks,


I had originally followed the tutorial here:

http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect-se...ot-ispconfig-3


Which of course set me up with apache. I have however become real interested in Nginx. So I would like to utilize the tutorial here:

http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect-se...ispconfig-3-p4


Now in the Nginx tutorial it states:

"
If Apache2 is already installed on the system, stop it now...

/etc/init.d/apache2 stop



... and remove Apache's system startup links:

update-rc.d -f apache2 remove



Start nginx afterwards:

/etc/init.d/nginx start



(If both Apache2 and nginx are installed, the ISPConfig 3 installer will ask you which one you want to use - answer nginx in this case. If only one of these both is installed, ISPConfig will do the necessary configuration automatically.)


My questions:

1. Are those above the only required steps?

2. Should I reformat and start from new or just go through Nginx tutorial verbatim and then make sure Ispconfig uses Nginx?

3. Can you switch from Apache to Nginx once ISPConfig 3 is already installed and has sites and clients?


As always folks thanks for the advice and help,

Scott


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