Installing dynamic modules when Nginx itself is installed via yum/dnf (Linux)
miguelmclara at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 01:20:05 UTC 2021
AFAIK you would need the modules built with the same nginx version, so if
they are not available via packages I'm afraid you still need to build...
On Wed, Jan 6, 2021, 00:27 Phoenix Kiula <phoenix.kiula at gmail.com> wrote:
> We have a limitation on the server to only install Nginx via DNF. This
> currently (as of this date of writing) installs Nginx v1.18.0. We cannot
> compile our own Nginx.
> I understand that with this we cannot install "static modules" because
> that requires the whole of Nginx to be reinstalled. But I'd like to check
> how we can install the dynamic modules
> 1. Nginx More Headers
> 2. Nginx Brotli
> 3. Nginx Security Headers
> Most lazy suggestions on blogs etc have instructions to either compile
> Nginx itself, or they're just plain erroneous. I searched here and couldn't
> find a question about these specific modules.
> Edit: just to list the nginx modules that are in fact available in my
> repos currently:
> # dnf search nginx-*
> Last metadata expiration check: 0:26:34 ago on Mon 04 Jan 2021 10:56:18 PM EST.
> ============ Name Matched: nginx-* =========
> nginx-all-modules.noarch : A meta package that installs all available Nginx modules
> nginx-filesystem.noarch : The basic directory layout for the Nginx server
> nginx-mimetypes.noarch : MIME type mappings for nginx
> nginx-mod-http-image-filter.x86_64 : Nginx HTTP image filter module
> nginx-mod-http-perl.x86_64 : Nginx HTTP perl module
> nginx-mod-http-xslt-filter.x86_64 : Nginx XSLT module
> nginx-mod-mail.x86_64 : Nginx mail modules
> nginx-mod-stream.x86_64 : Nginx stream modules
> This is quite a pointless list, sadly.
> Welcome any pointers to maintainable ways of installing so that a "dnf
> update nginx" will not break the modules.
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