Nginx 1.14.1 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. Due to its versatility, millions of web sites on the Internet use and benefit from Nginx because of its extreme performance, scalability, reliability, flexibility, and security.
On 2018-11-06, the stable version of Nginx 1.14.1 was released at nginx.org. The upstream changelog is as follows:
Changes with nginx 1.14.1 – 06 November 2018
- ) Security: when using HTTP/2 a client might cause excessive memory consumption (CVE-2018-16843) and CPU usage (CVE-2018-16844).
- ) Security: processing of a specially crafted mp4 file with the ngx_http_mp4_module might result in worker process memory disclosure (CVE-2018-16845).
- ) Bugfix: working with gRPC backends might result in excessive memory consumption.
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.
Also, please check out the FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
. The questions are updated continually as they are received. Therefore the answers may help you. If you have other questions that are not on the FAQ, please feel free to ask, or leave a comment, below. Thank you.
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.