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How To Install NGINX On CentOS 6

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Install Nginx

*WARNING* For this how to (Install Nginx) we will be using a third party yum repository.

First we will install the third party repository provided by EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux). More details can be found here: Fedora EPEL Project

To install the yum EPEL Repo run the below command as root:

rpm -Uhv http://mirror.cogentco.com/pub/linux/epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm

Now lets install it:

yum -y install nginx

Now lets start NGINX:

service nginx start

You can confirm the successful install by going to:


You should be presented with the words “Welcome to nginx”

Congrats, you have now successfully installed NGINX on CentOS 6.

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