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This image runs nginx with monit. Bases on alpine linux.
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This image is based on rawmind/alpine-nginx. It comes from alpine-monit.


docker build -t interlegis/alpine-nginx:<version> .



This image runs nginx with monit.

Besides, you can customize the configuration in several ways:

Default Configuration

nginx is installed with the default configuration listening at 8080 and 8443 ports.

The following common scenarios are also supported:

Nginx in front of PHP-FPM

Alpine-nginx includes a default configuration to use with PHP-FPM:

  • NGINX_PHP_FPM_HOST: hostname of the PHP-FPM server. Defaults to empty (disabled).
  • NGINX_PHP_FPM_PORT: port which PHP-FPM server listes to. Defaults to 9000.

Nginx as a Mail Proxy

It is possible to config Mail Proxying with the folloging environment variables:

  • NGINX_MAIL_ENABLE: defaults to "false", "true" enables mail proxying.
  • NGINX_MAIL_PROTOCOLS: defaults to "smtp-587 imap-143 pop3-110". It's a list separated by spaces with protocol configuration separated by hyphens, as following:
    • 1st word: name of the protocol (like smtp)
    • 2nd word: port number (like 587. Container will use a high 20k+ port number, like 20587)
    • 3rd word: security mode. Can be "ssl", "starttls" or none.
  • NGINX_MAIL_AUTH_HTTP: mail authentication script HTTP URL. Defaults to "localhost".
  • NGINX_MAIL_SSL_ENABLE: whether to enable SSL encryption for mail proxying. Defaults to "false".
  • NGINX_SSL_PATH: folder where nginx searches for certificates. Defaults to "/opt/nginx/certs".
  • NGINX_MAIL_SMTP_XCLIENT: Enable XCLIENT for SMTP protocol. Defaults to "false".
  • NGINX_MAIL_PROXY_ERRMSG: Enables proxy_pass_error_message for mail protocols. Defaults to "false".

Custom Configuration

Nginx is installed under /opt/nginx and make use of /opt/nginx/conf/nginx.conf and /opt/nginx/sites/*.conf.

You could also include FROM interlegis/alpine-nginx at the top of your Dockerfile, and add your site files to /opt/nginx/www and your nginx config to /opt/nginx/sites

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