nginx recreating default configuration files

Bai Shen baishen.lists at
Tue Mar 13 16:57:08 UTC 2012

I did the install by adding the nginx repo to my RH box.  Then doing yum
install nginx.  I haven't done an update, so I'm not sure how anyone could
have pushed a new configuration.

On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 12:09 PM, Cliff Wells <cliff at> wrote:

> On Tue, 2012-03-13 at 10:45 -0400, Bai Shen wrote:
> > I'm not sure how or why this happened, but nginx recreating the
> > default configuration files in the conf.d directory.  This caused it
> > to attempt to bind to all interfaces on my server.
> >
> > Is there a way to prevent this from happening in the future?
> Nginx doesn't ever write configuration files.  How did you install
> Nginx?  My first guess is that you are using a non-official repository
> (i.e. a PPA) and they pushed a new configuration.
> Regards,
> Cliff
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