Too large file called "on" in nginx installation folder on windows

Edho P Arief edhoprima at
Tue Apr 26 13:42:52 MSD 2011

On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 4:33 PM, mpunaskar <nginx-forum at> wrote:
> Im using Nginx Version : 0.8.54 running on Windows 2003. Its being used
> to server large number of static files with filesize varying from 10 kb
> to couple of mb in size.
> Nginx creates file called "on" in installation folder which keeps on
> growing.
> Can any one guide me as to what this file is and how can i stop/manage
> its size growth?

I'm guessing you set some log parameter to on while it should be
filename (well, "on" is also filename)

check in your config file for something like

access_log on;


error_log on;

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