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nginx Cookbook

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Installs nginx from package and sets up configuration handling similar to Debian's Apache2 scripts.


This cookbook is maintained by the Sous Chefs. The Sous Chefs are a community of Chef cookbook maintainers working together to maintain important cookbooks. If you’d like to know more please visit or come chat with us on the Chef Community Slack in #sous-chefs.



The following cookbooks are direct dependencies because they're used for common "default" functionality.

  • ohai
    for setting up the ohai plugin


The following platforms are supported and tested with Test Kitchen:

  • Amazon Linux 2
  • CentOS 7
  • Debian 8+
  • Fedora 30
  • openSUSE Leap 15
  • Ubuntu 16.04+

Other Debian and RHEL family distributions are assumed to work.


  • Chef 14+



This cookbook is now resource-based. Use the resources described above in wrapper cookbooks or recipes.


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