nginx/0.8.54 - 502 Bad Gateway

Antoine Bonavita antoine.bonavita at
Fri Jul 22 07:24:33 UTC 2011

I have no clue what they mean when they say you should use Socks. If
they don't let TCP traffic go to port 80 on your machine, there is
nothing you can do but publish your URLs as

Of course, you could also do the paperwork.


On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 2:06 PM, nginxn00b <nginx-forum at> wrote:
>>>Did you try to just have your nginx listen on port 80 and see if it
> works ?
> Yes, I did. It is not working. I need to whitelist my IP and for that I
> have to do some more paperwork. I'm in China. But my Chinese hosting
> company said I should use Socket (Socks?), but I don't know what they
> mean by that. My solution was to use another port (like port 81) and
> forward the traffic then. Any other solutions possible?
> Posted at Nginx Forum:,212680,212752#msg-212752
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