question about nginx/modsecurity

Rainer Duffner rainer at
Wed Jun 19 19:12:26 UTC 2013

Am 19.06.2013 um 21:04 schrieb AJ Weber <aweber at>:

> Is anyone maintaining a "current" version of nginx with mod-security linked-in?
> I realize this is a bit lazy on my part -- the instructions seem relatively straightforward to build -- but I didn't want to "re-invent the wheel" if I didn't have to.

The FreeBSD port recently gained support for mod_security.

You can even build the dev-version:

FreeBSD + nginx works super-smooth.

I do a custom-build for our own servers (in private pkg-ng repository) with a handful of useful modules included.
Because the truth is: only you know what modules you want or need.

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