Guide – How To Start – Mail Server Nginx on CentOS 8 Stream on Amazon

The guide how to use Mail Server Nginx on CentOS 8 Stream

  1. To work, you must open port 20, 21, 60000-65535 (TCP) in the network properties in the AWS firewall.
  1. To work with the server, you should connect to it via PuTTY (Download PuTTY)
  2. Go to the home page of “Session”, enter the IP address of the VM
  3. Go to section SSH on the left panel, and then in Auth. In the “Auth” section, click “Browse” and specify the path to the .ppk file you received earlier.
  1. In the console that opens, you must enter the standard login that appears when creating a virtual machine – centos.

Or use the username you provided after creating the virtual machine.

  1. Next window is displayed
  1. To check that NginX is up and running and get the list of all running nginx processes, enter the command 

ps -ax | grep nginx

Once nginx is started, it can be controlled by invoking the executable with the -s parameter. Use the following syntax:

nginx -s signal

Where signal may be one of the following:

  • stop — fast shutdown
  • quit — graceful shutdown
  • reload — reloading the configuration file
  • reopen — reopening the log files

More documentation about NginX here – Beginner’s Guide

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