FFS, running a Magento (1.x) subdirectory storeview on NGINX

Published on 25 Aug 2017 , edited on 22 Mar 2019

I’m writing this for all good and holy, as other Mage developers will recognize. Setting up NGINX configuration for a multistore installation can be a massive pain in the unpleasants. After another night of sighing, moaning and clicking through pages and pages of Google search results, I found something that works. Now obviously this is […]

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Failing nginx tests

Published on 24 Aug 2017 , edited on 22 Mar 2019

So this is another weird one for me. While developing a Magento store on a self-setup LEMP stack I found out eventually that some parts of the system weren’t working correctly, and that no logs were being written. My first guess was that there was something wrong with the filepermissions, I think this has to […]

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Compute Engine LEMP Stack PHP7 for Magento 1.9

Published on 15 Feb 2017 , edited on 22 Mar 2019

So I was tasked to set up a LEMP Stack with PHP7 on a Google Compute Engine and to install a new Magento 1.9 install on it, for further development of things. This is my story (that is to say this isn’t as much a tutorial as it is just a notebook of the things […]

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NGINX on VirtualBox; sendfile-Strangeness

Published on 05 Jul 2016 , edited on 22 Mar 2019

Running Vagrant in VirtualBox is a great way to make a local dev setup for any webdeveloper. Except for when you encounter the strangeness of the sendfile-bug in this combination which has been here for over 8 years now (!). What happens is this; you create (say) a style.css and fill it with your complete […]

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