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nginx is a very common webserver and reverse proxy

You can easily add it to your Lando app by adding an entry to the services top-level config in your Landofile.

Supported versions

Patch versions

Not officially supported!

While we allow users to specify patch versions for this service they are not officially supported so if you use one YMMV.

To use a patch version you can do something like this:

    type: nginx:1.14.2

But make sure you use one of the available patch tags for the underlying image we are using.


Here are the configuration options, set to the default values, for this service. If you are unsure about where this goes or what this means we highly recommend scanning the services documentation to get a good handle on how the magicks work.

Also note that the below options are in addition to the build steps and overrides that are available to every service.

    type: nginx:1.14
    webroot: .
    ssl: false
      server: SEE BELOW
      vhosts: SEE BELOW
      params: SEE BELOW

Using custom nginx config files

You may need to override our default nginx config with your own custom server, vhosts or fastcgi_params config.

If you do this you must use files that exists inside your applicaton and express them relative to your project root as below.

Note that the default files may change based on how you set ssl.

A hypothetical project

Note that you can put your configuration files anywhere inside your application directory. We use a config directory in the below example but you can call it whatever you want such as .lando.

|-- config
   |-- default.conf.tpl
   |-- nginx.conf.tpl
   |-- fastcgi_params
|-- index.html
|-- .lando.yml

Landofile using custom nginx config

    type: nginx
      server: config/nginx.conf.tpl
      vhosts: config/default.conf.tpl
      param: config/fastcgi_params