A simple container running nginx and incron with s6-overlay supervisor. Incron handles filesystem events to reload nginx service automatically when changes are occured in nginx configuration files.
To put out the configuration of nginx, map the directory
/etc/nginx/sites-enabled like that :
docker run --net host --name nginx -dt \ -v /etc/nginx/sites-enabled:/etc/nginx/sites-enabled \ -v /var/log/nginx:/var/log/nginx \ -v /var/www/:/var/www \ -p 80:80 \ -p 443:443 \ rinscy/nginx:1.1.2
You can choose the alpine version
rinscy/nginx:alpine-1.1.2 if you want a much lighter docker image.
If you set up a website inside a docker container which mount the
/var/www directory as a shared volume, this nginx container will work in condition that your container holding your website was started with