nginx php centos6 howto

Remove previous php installation

# yum remove php-cli php-common

Add the EPEL and REMI repos:

wget http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-7.noarch.rpm
wget http://rpms.famillecollet.com/enterprise/remi-release-6.rpm
sudo rpm -Uvh remi-release-6*.rpm epel-release-6*.rpm

Install nginx prerequisites

# yum install perl pcre-devel gperftools-devel geoip geoip-devel

Download nginx

# wget "http://nginx.org/download/nginx-1.2.1.tar.gz"

Nginx configuration & installation:

# ./configure --prefix=/etc/nginx/ --sbin-path=/usr/sbin/nginx --conf-path=/etc/nginx/nginx.conf --error-log-path=/var/log/nginx/error.log --http-log-path=/var/log/nginx/access.log --pid-path=/var/run/nginx.pid --lock-path=/var/run/nginx.lock --http-client-body-temp-path=/var/cache/nginx/client_temp --http-proxy-temp-path=/var/cache/nginx/proxy_temp --http-fastcgi-temp-path=/var/cache/nginx/fastcgi_temp --http-uwsgi-temp-path=/var/cache/nginx/uwsgi_temp --http-scgi-temp-path=/var/cache/nginx/scgi_temp --user=nginx --group=nginx --with-http_ssl_module --with-http_realip_module --with-http_addition_module --with-http_sub_module --with-http_dav_module --with-http_flv_module --with-http_mp4_module --with-http_gzip_static_module --with-http_random_index_module --with-http_secure_link_module --with-http_stub_status_module --with-mail --with-mail_ssl_module --with-file-aio --with-ipv6 --with-cc-opt='-O2 -g' --with-http_geoip_module --with-google_perftools_module
# make
# make install

PHP installation:

# yum --enablerepo=remi,remi-test install php php-fpm php-common php-pear php-pecl-apc php-pdo php-mysql php-pgsql php-pecl-memcache php-gd php-mbstring php-mcrypt php-xml php-ldap php-pecl-geoip

Edit Nginx configuration:

#sudo nano -w /etc/nginx/nginx.conf

--Sample Configuration

user nginx;
worker_processes 1;

error_log /var/log/nginx/error.log warn;
pid /var/run/nginx.pid;

events {
worker_connections 1024;
}

http {
include /etc/nginx/mime.types;
default_type application/octet-stream;
log_format main '$remote_addr - $remote_user [$time_local] "$request" '
'$status $body_bytes_sent "$http_referer" '
'"$http_user_agent" "$http_x_forwarded_for"';

access_log /var/log/nginx/access.log main;

## Proxy
proxy_redirect off;
proxy_set_header Host $host;
proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote_addr;
proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for;
client_max_body_size 10m;
client_body_buffer_size 128k;
proxy_connect_timeout 90;
proxy_send_timeout 90;
proxy_read_timeout 90;
proxy_buffers 8 16k;
proxy_buffer_size 32k;

## Compression
gzip on;
gzip_types text/plain text/css application/x-javascript
text/xml application/xml
application/xml+rss text/javascript;
gzip_disable "MSIE [1-6].(?!.*SV1)";

### TCP options
tcp_nodelay on;
tcp_nopush on;
keepalive_timeout 10;
sendfile on;

# include /etc/nginx/conf.d/*.conf;
include /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/*;
}

Create your web folder eg: /srv/www and change the owner of the folder:

– Create Directory

# cd /srv
# mkdir www

– Change ownership

# sudo chown -R nginx:nginx /srv/www

Sample vhost configuration:

– Create your vhost

# sudo vi /etc/nginx/sites-available/yoursites.com

– vhost sample

server {
listen 80;

server_name yoursitename.com;
root /srv/www;
access_log /var/log/nginx/$host-access.log;
error_log /var/log/nginx/dev-error.log error;

location = /favicon.ico {
log_not_found off;
access_log off;
}

location = /robots.txt { access_log off; log_not_found off; }
location ~ /. { access_log off; log_not_found off; deny all; }
location ~ ~$ { access_log off; log_not_found off; deny all; }

location ~* .(js|css|png|jpg|jpeg|gif|ico|xml|swf|flv|eot|ttf|woff|pdf|xls|htc)$ {
add_header Pragma “public”;
add_header Cache-Control “public, must-revalidate, proxy-revalidate”;
access_log off;
log_not_found off;
expires 360d;
}

location ~ /.ht {
deny all;
access_log off;
log_not_found off;
}

location ~ /. {
access_log off;
log_not_found off;
deny all;
}

location ~ ^/(index|frontend_dev|admin|staging).php($|/) {
#rewrite ^/(.*)/$ /$1 permanent;
fastcgi_split_path_info ^(.+.php)(.*)$;
fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME $document_root$fastcgi_script_name;
fastcgi_param SCRIPT_NAME $fastcgi_script_name;
fastcgi_param PATH_INFO $fastcgi_path_info;
fastcgi_pass 127.0.0.1:9000;
include fastcgi_params;
}

location / {
index index.php;
try_files $uri /index.php?$args;
}
}

– Create symlink to sites-enabled

sudo ln -s /etc/nginx/sites-available/yoursites.com /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/yoursites.com

Edit php-fpm configuration:

; Start a new pool named ‘www’.
[www]

; The address on which to accept FastCGI requests.
; Valid syntaxes are:
; ‘ip.add.re.ss:port’ – to listen on a TCP socket to a specific address on
; a specific port;
; ‘port’ – to listen on a TCP socket to all addresses on a
; specific port;
; ‘/path/to/unix/socket’ – to listen on a unix socket.
; Note: This value is mandatory.
listen = 127.0.0.1:9000

; Set listen(2) backlog. A value of ‘-1′ means unlimited.
; Default Value: -1
;listen.backlog = -1

; List of ipv4 addresses of FastCGI clients which are allowed to connect.
; Equivalent to the FCGI_WEB_SERVER_ADDRS environment variable in the original
; PHP FCGI (5.2.2+). Makes sense only with a tcp listening socket. Each address
; must be separated by a comma. If this value is left blank, connections will be
; accepted from any ip address.
; Default Value: any
listen.allowed_clients = 127.0.0.1

; Set permissions for unix socket, if one is used. In Linux, read/write
; permissions must be set in order to allow connections from a web server. Many
; BSD-derived systems allow connections regardless of permissions.
; Default Values: user and group are set as the running user
; mode is set to 0666
;listen.owner = nginx
;listen.group = nginx
;listen.mode = 0666

; Unix user/group of processes
; Note: The user is mandatory. If the group is not set, the default user’s group
; will be used.
; RPM: apache Choosed to be able to access some dir as httpd
user =nginx
; RPM: Keep a group allowed to write in log dir.
group = nginx

; Choose how the process manager will control the number of child processes.
; Possible Values:
; static – a fixed number (pm.max_children) of child processes;
; dynamic – the number of child processes are set dynamically based on the
; following directives:
; pm.max_children – the maximum number of children that can
; be alive at the same time.
; pm.start_servers – the number of children created on startup.
; pm.min_spare_servers – the minimum number of children in ‘idle’
; state (waiting to process). If the number
; of ‘idle’ processes is less than this
; number then some children will be created.
; pm.max_spare_servers – the maximum number of children in ‘idle’
; state (waiting to process). If the number
; of ‘idle’ processes is greater than this
; number then some children will be killed.
; Note: This value is mandatory.
pm = dynamic

; The number of child processes to be created when pm is set to ‘static’ and the
; maximum number of child processes to be created when pm is set to ‘dynamic’.
; This value sets the limit on the number of simultaneous requests that will be
; served. Equivalent to the ApacheMaxClients directive with mpm_prefork.
; Equivalent to the PHP_FCGI_CHILDREN environment variable in the original PHP
; CGI.
; Note: Used when pm is set to either ‘static’ or ‘dynamic’
; Note: This value is mandatory.
pm.max_children = 50

; The number of child processes created on startup.
; Note: Used only when pm is set to ‘dynamic’
; Default Value: min_spare_servers + (max_spare_servers – min_spare_servers) / 2
pm.start_servers = 10

; The desired minimum number of idle server processes.
; Note: Used only when pm is set to ‘dynamic’
; Note: Mandatory when pm is set to ‘dynamic’
pm.min_spare_servers = 5

; The desired maximum number of idle server processes.
; Note: Used only when pm is set to ‘dynamic’
; Note: Mandatory when pm is set to ‘dynamic’
pm.max_spare_servers = 35

; The number of requests each child process should execute before respawning.
; This can be useful to work around memory leaks in 3rd party libraries. For
; endless request processing specify ’0′. Equivalent to PHP_FCGI_MAX_REQUESTS.
; Default Value: 0
pm.max_requests = 500

; The URI to view the FPM status page. If this value is not set, no URI will be
; recognized as a status page. By default, the status page shows the following
; information:
; accepted conn – the number of request accepted by the pool;
; pool – the name of the pool;
; process manager – static or dynamic;
; idle processes – the number of idle processes;
; active processes – the number of active processes;
; total processes – the number of idle + active processes.
; The values of ‘idle processes’, ‘active processes’ and ‘total processes’ are
; updated each second. The value of ‘accepted conn’ is updated in real time.
; Example output:
; accepted conn: 12073
; pool: www
; process manager: static
; idle processes: 35
; active processes: 65
; total processes: 100
; By default the status page output is formatted as text/plain. Passing either
; ‘html’ or ‘json’ as a query string will return the corresponding output
; syntax. Example:
; http://www.foo.bar/status
; http://www.foo.bar/status?json
; http://www.foo.bar/status?html
; Note: The value must start with a leading slash (/). The value can be
; anything, but it may not be a good idea to use the .php extension or it
; may conflict with a real PHP file.
; Default Value: not set
;pm.status_path = /status

; The ping URI to call the monitoring page of FPM. If this value is not set, no
; URI will be recognized as a ping page. This could be used to test from outside
; that FPM is alive and responding, or to
; – create a graph of FPM availability (rrd or such);
; – remove a server from a group if it is not responding (load balancing);
; – trigger alerts for the operating team (24/7).
; Note: The value must start with a leading slash (/). The value can be
; anything, but it may not be a good idea to use the .php extension or it
; may conflict with a real PHP file.
; Default Value: not set
;ping.path = /ping

; This directive may be used to customize the response of a ping request. The
; response is formatted as text/plain with a 200 response code.
; Default Value: pong
;ping.response = pong

; The timeout for serving a single request after which the worker process will
; be killed. This option should be used when the ‘max_execution_time’ ini option
; does not stop script execution for some reason. A value of ’0′ means ‘off’.
; Available units: s(econds)(default), m(inutes), h(ours), or d(ays)
; Default Value: 0
;request_terminate_timeout = 0

; The timeout for serving a single request after which a PHP backtrace will be
; dumped to the ‘slowlog’ file. A value of ’0s’ means ‘off’.
; Available units: s(econds)(default), m(inutes), h(ours), or d(ays)
; Default Value: 0
;request_slowlog_timeout = 0

; The log file for slow requests
; Default Value: not set
; Note: slowlog is mandatory if request_slowlog_timeout is set
slowlog = /var/log/php-fpm/www-slow.log

; Set open file descriptor rlimit.
; Default Value: system defined value
;rlimit_files = 1024

; Set max core size rlimit.
; Possible Values: ‘unlimited’ or an integer greater or equal to 0
; Default Value: system defined value
;rlimit_core = 0

; Chroot to this directory at the start. This value must be defined as an
; absolute path. When this value is not set, chroot is not used.
; Note: chrooting is a great security feature and should be used whenever
; possible. However, all PHP paths will be relative to the chroot
; (error_log, sessions.save_path, …).
; Default Value: not set
;chroot =

; Chdir to this directory at the start. This value must be an absolute path.
; Default Value: current directory or / when chroot
;chdir = /var/www

; Redirect worker stdout and stderr into main error log. If not set, stdout and
; stderr will be redirected to /dev/null according to FastCGI specs.
; Default Value: no
;catch_workers_output = yes

; Pass environment variables like LD_LIBRARY_PATH. All $VARIABLEs are taken from
; the current environment.
; Default Value: clean env
;env[HOSTNAME] = $HOSTNAME
;env[PATH] = /usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/bin
;env[TMP] = /tmp
;env[TMPDIR] = /tmp
;env[TEMP] = /tmp

; Additional php.ini defines, specific to this pool of workers. These settings
; overwrite the values previously defined in the php.ini. The directives are the
; same as the PHP SAPI:
; php_value/php_flag – you can set classic ini defines which can
; be overwritten from PHP call ‘ini_set’.
; php_admin_value/php_admin_flag – these directives won’t be overwritten by
; PHP call ‘ini_set’
; For php_*flag, valid values are on, off, 1, 0, true, false, yes or no.

; Defining ‘extension’ will load the corresponding shared extension from
; extension_dir. Defining ‘disable_functions’ or ‘disable_classes’ will not
; overwrite previously defined php.ini values, but will append the new value
; instead.

; Default Value: nothing is defined by default except the values in php.ini and
; specified at startup with the -d argument
;php_admin_value[sendmail_path] = /usr/sbin/sendmail -t -i -f [email protected]
;php_flag[display_errors] = off
php_admin_value[error_log] = /var/log/php-fpm/www-error.log
php_admin_flag[log_errors] = on
;php_admin_value[memory_limit] = 32M

Change the owner of php-fpm folder:

# sudo chown -R nginx:nginx /var/log/php-fpm

Fire up Nginx & PHP-FPM:

/etc/init.d/nginx start ## use restart after update
## OR ##
service nginx start ## use restart after update

/etc/init.d/php-fpm start ## use restart after update
## OR ##
service php-fpm start ## use restart after update

Finally add Nginx and PHP-FPM on boot:

chkconfig –add nginx
chkconfig –levels 235 nginx on
chkconfig –add php-fpm
chkconfig –levels 235 php-fpm on

 

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