Guidance on usage: NginX Web Server on Windows Server 2016 Datacenter

Configuration and connection to NginX Web Server on Windows Server 2016 Datacenter

After purchasing and starting the VM, you should know its IP address. You can find it in the personal account of Azure. (You should select the virtual machine from the list. By clicking the item “Overview”, your IP is displayed in the line “Public IP Address”).

  1. On the remote machine, press Win + R.
  1. In the window that appears, enter “mstsc” and click “OK”.
  1. In the window that appears, enter the virtual machine’s IP and click “Connect”.
  1. In the window that appears, enter your username and password and click “OK”.
  1. Check the box and click “Yes”.

You will find 3 files for starting, stopping, and restarting the server on the desktop.

All other configuration files are in the path C:\nginx-1.22.1\conf

TCP ports (80, 443) must be opened for work.

If you have any questions concerning working with the server, go to the official website of the product and read nginx documentation

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