nginx for webhosting company
sean at monkeysnatchbanana.com
Mon Sep 1 19:55:24 MSD 2008
incron will do the monitoring for you...
On Aug 31, 2008, at 2:31 PM, mike wrote:
> Yeah or just check if something has been modified every minute via
> cron too.
> You'll run in to this in lighttpd or any other server without
> htaccess support. It just depends on your business model and if you
> could force users to specific URL patterns you could have easy
> checkbox style "click here to enable wordpress friendly urls" etc.
> On Aug 31, 2008, at 6:32 AM, Manlio Perillo
> <manlio_perillo at libero.it> wrote:
>> Robert Gabriel ha scritto:
>>> Is it possible to use nginx for a web hosting company, like every
>>> can set his/her "rewrite" options, without "restart" of nginx and
>>> without need of root access. I am asking something on the idea like
>>> shared hosting, or hosting similar to Cpanel hosting, but without
>>> of course.
>>> If its possible, could anyone give me some examples?
>> This is not possible with Nginx.
>> You *need* to restart all the worker processes.
>> What you can do is to write a control panel that users can use to
>> modify the configuration for their hosts, but warning the user that
>> each modification will take effect only after n minutes.
>> Then you can setup a cron job that every n minutes check if
>> configuration files have been modified and send an HUP signal to
>> nginx master process.
>> Manlio Perillo
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