Trying to "see" my NGINX downloads folder via https?

Francis Daly francis at
Thu Apr 30 08:14:31 UTC 2015

On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 04:56:18PM -0700, silsurf Google wrote:

Hi there,

> In order to download your files from your vpn, you will move the download folder of deluge into nginx www folder. For example: downloads folder (/usr/share/nginx/www/downloads). Your files will be accessible at http://ip-address/downloads.

> In that file I replaced
> root /usr/share/nginx/html;
> index index.html index.htm;
> with
> root /usr/share/nginx/www/downloads

What request do you make?

What response do you get?

What response do you want?

If you want "the listing of the directory /usr/share/nginx/www/downloads,
for the request /downloads/", then you want "root /usr/share/nginx/www"
as your relevant configuration.

Francis Daly        francis at

More information about the nginx mailing list