1. S

    XF 2.0 Can not access payment_callback.php

    Hi Guys, I have a problem with the Payment Provider configuration of Paypal. I want to create IPN with my PP Account. But if i want to access my payment_callback.php i get an 403 in my logs and the site isn't loading. All other php files works perfectly. Only the access to payment_callback.php...
  2. M

    XF 2.0 Proxy Images without Proxy.php

    I'm using Nginx to proxy images without using Proxy.php - but running in to an issue with the URL. $config['proxyUrlFormat'] = '{url}'; The {url} is "urlencoded" which Nginx doesn't like - is there anyway to retrieve the URL not encoded?
  3. eva2000

    Centmin Mod LEMP users get another 5-40% boost in performance

    Seeing as there are some folks here using my Centmin Mod LEMP stack, I thought I'd share a quick guide I wrote for configuration tips to improve performance beyond the out of box automatic optimisations already done. In theory these configuration tips can provide an additional 5-40% improvement...
  4. C

    XF 2.0 Friendly Nginx Rewrites

    I'm trying to get friendly URLs going for Nginx. The forums are in /community location. When I insert the commented out lines below, PHP files aren't being executed (they're downloaded instead). Any idea what I'm doing wrong here? Based on the reference in the manual, it looks like the...
  5. MattW

    XF2 with CSP enabled

    So, having just upgraded to XF2, I was unable to drag and drop / paste an image into the editor (Attach files button worked). Looking in the Chrome console, it was reporting that blob: was being blocked, as I wasn't allowing this in the CSP string img-src 'self' blob: data: Adding blob: into...
  6. eva2000

    Nginx Security Update CVE-2017-7529

    For folks using Nginx, there's security updates out The issue affects nginx versions between 0.5.6 - 1.13.2. The issue is fixed in nginx 1.13.3, 1.12.1. Centmin Mod Nginx users can run menu...
  7. dooma

    Steps to install xenforo on fresh vps

    Hello all, I'm writing all the steps, required to install a test xenforo forums on a fresh vps from un-managed vps provider. I posted this thread for two reasons: First, to know the experts' opinions about the steps and to tell us if there're any missing steps or any modifications that should...
  8. Brent W

    100% Ground Up CentminMod Server Setup & Optimization Saving You Money On Hosting

    Hello everyone, For over 3 years now I have been working with to setup all of our servers that we have used on Through that time I have found the best things that works for us when it comes to XenForo through constant testing. What has...
  9. dmnkhhn

    Nginx server configuration for XenForo

    Hey guys, I know the topic "XenForo running on Nginx" has been discussed before but there were little to no information on a actual running setup. My current situation: vBulletin 3.8, lots of (old) plugins, some custom plugins, lots of changes to individual templates, vBSEO, outdated style...
  10. R

    XenForo Forum with Nginx fastcgi_cache full page guest caching

    RoldanLT submitted a new resource: XenForo Forum with Nginx fastcgi_cache full page guest caching - Capture returned data and persist it to a disk based cache store for a configurable amount of time. Read more about this resource...
  11. Steff

    Nginx and Xenforo out of the box

    Right first of all I've not been on here for a while... So how's everyone been?:rolleyes:(y) OK I'm looking at a server setup of CentOS 6 on Nginx and MySQL As I'm basically dumb I have no idea what the real benefits my site would have over the conventional setup below: CentOS 6.5 on Apache...
  12. kontrabass

    Help with nginx vbseo-vbulletin rewrites?

    I'm having trouble with some quirky vbulletin vbseo url's. Here's what I have in my nginx server config file: location / { rewrite ^/forum/f[0-9]+/.+-([0-9]+)/$ /threads/$1/ redirect; rewrite ^/forum/f([0-9]+)/$ /forums/$1/ redirect; ... This works great for...
  13. kontrabass

    Nice performance boost with https-only nginx, vs apache

    Just had to post this - I'm sure many can relate, whenever I see a graph like this I just have to share. Switched from apache 2.2 http, to http/2 NGINX config on March 4th:
  14. Ptr

    vBulletin 3.8 Zoints SEO Rewrite Rules Nginx

    I couldn't locate any example of how to redirect friendly URLs managed by the Zoints SEO plugin for vBulletin so came up with my own configuration. I use Nginx so my location block looks like this: #rewrite thread requests rewrite t([0-9]+)\.html.* /threads/$1 permanent; #rewrite...
  15. electrogypsy

    XF 1.5 question about nginx matching all strings for folder

    Hey guys, I'm using @Liam W 's vanity urls plugin and I'm having an issue with urls. This plugin rewrites the url to a member's profile. It works fine, except for one user that has the term 'library' in his username (it's like 'library-gnome' or something like that). The url to his profile is...
  16. JamesJ

    XF 1.5 [SOLVED] SSL issues

    Hi all! Firstly, apologies if this is in the wrong category. So I've recently bought a WildCard SSL Certificate from AlphaSSL, and I'm trying to set this up on my forums (xenForo 1.5.2). I've updated my Basic Board Options > Board URL to use https (I set it to ''). When...
  17. Cyb3r

    Nginx rule to stream files behind the home directory?

    Hey guys. Sometimes I need to download my backup files locally for testing purposes or just to keep them safe. The only way I could do ATM is to move them manually to the public directory which is really dangerous as it might get downloaded by others and/or I accidentally forget to remove them...
  18. rocket0191

    XF 1.5 Errors Upon Installing

    So, I'm administering a forum that is running on Debian 3.2.68-1+deb7u2 x86_64 GNU/Linux. It's using the nginx web server. The problem is that XenForo thinks that the permissions for the data directories are set to be unwritable. However, that is not the case, as the output below clearly shows...
  19. Sunka

    [HELP] Serious challenge - tuning server

    Original post broken into several posts because of 10.000 character limit My forum is still alive on old server, from which I have to move in next few days. My plan is to setup vps server I have bought on Digital Ocean, and after optimization is done, I just upload xenforo files from old server...
  20. Glockie

    CGI Scripts (Perl) - Nginx and Centos

    Hello all, Bit of a tricky thing to do this seems, I need to enable CGI scripts / PERL for mysqldumper so I can enable automatic, scheduled backups. I use Sypex Dumper also, have used it for months now - but can't figure out the cron to schedule it...