Do you need a crash course in the basic NGINX parameters and conventions? This guide from Linode had you covered. Here’s a sample…
Directives, Blocks, and ContextsPermalink — All NGINX configuration files are located in the
/etc/nginx/directory. The primary configuration file is
Configuration options in NGINX are called directives. Directives are organized into groups known as blocks or contexts. The two terms are synonymous.
Lines preceded by a
#character are comments and not interpreted by NGINX. Lines containing directives must end with a ; or NGINX will fail to load the configuration and report an error.
By the way, Linode’s docs are open source.