Nginx 1.12.2 for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit builds) are now available for free download. As always, packages are built from the upstream stable branch. Nginx (pronounced “engine x”) is a high performance web server, caching proxy and a Layer 7 load balancing solution. Millions of web sites on the Internet use and benefit from Nginx because of its extreme performance, scalability, reliability, flexibility, and security.
On 2017-10-17, the stable version of Nginx 1.12.2 was released at nginx.org. The upstream changelog is as follows:
Changes with nginx 1.12.2 – 17 Oct 2017
- ) Bugfix: client SSL connections were immediately closed if deferred accept and the “proxy_protocol” parameter of the “listen” directive were used.
- ) Bugfix: client connections might be dropped during configuration testing when using the “reuseport” parameter of the “listen” directive on Linux.
- ) Bugfix: incorrect response length was returned on 32-bit platforms when requesting more than 4 gigabytes with multiple ranges.
- ) Bugfix: switching to the next upstream server in the stream module did not work when using the “ssl_preread” directive.
- ) Bugfix: when using HTTP/2 client request body might be corrupted.
- ) Bugfix: in handling of client addresses when using unix domain sockets.
These Windows install files are provided to support legacy users who still use the Cygwin based builds. Before nginx.org starting providing native Windows packages, these were the only way to run Nginx on Windows. Now, official native Windows builds are available and supported at nginx.org. Please use those if you are new to Nginx on Windows. Once again, they are fully supported and available for download at nginx.org.
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The Nginx Bundle for Windows is an easy to set up and easy to use software package consisting of Nginx, MariaDB, and PHP for the Microsoft Windows platform.