Nginx 1.15.4 for Windows

Nginx 1.15.4 for Windows

Nginx 1.15.4 32-bit and 64-bit builds for Windows are now available for free download.

As usual, packages were built using the upstream mainline branch’s source code. “Engine x” is a high performance web server. It is also a caching proxy and a Layer 7 load balancing solution. Millions of web sites on the Internet use and benefit from Nginx while offering extreme performance, scalability, reliability, flexibility, and security.

Note: these builds were built with older versions of OpenSSL. SSL/TLS is NOT recommended for use. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK. Using http only is recommended.

On 25 September 2018, the mainline version of Nginx 1.15.4, was released at Also, the upstream changelog is as follows:

Changes with nginx 1.15.4 — 25 Sep 2018

  • ) Feature: now the “ssl_early_data” directive can be used with OpenSSL.
  • ) Bugfix: in the ngx_http_uwsgi_module. Thanks to Chris Caputo.
  • ) Bugfix: connections with some gRPC backends might not be cached when using the “keepalive” directive.
  • ) Bugfix: a socket leak might occur when using the “error_page” directive to redirect early request processing errors, notably errors with code 400.
  • ) Bugfix: the “return” directive did not change the response code when returning errors if the request was redirected by the “error_page” directive.
  • ) Bugfix: standard error pages and responses of the ngx_http_autoindex_module module used the “bgcolor” attribute, and might be displayed incorrectly when using custom color settings in browsers. Thanks to Nova DasSarma.
  • ) Change: the logging level of the “no suitable key share” and “no suitable signature algorithm” SSL errors has been lowered from “crit” to “info”.

Maxim Dounin

Due to the build process, these Windows install files are provided to support legacy users. In other words, those who still use the Cygwin based builds. I started building long before official builds became available. Initially there was no other way to run on Windows. But now, official native Windows builds are available and supported at So please use the official builds if you are new to Nginx on Windows. Once again, they are fully supported and available for download at

Consequently, you may Download Nginx 1.15.4 for Windows (32-bit & 64-bit versions) here.

Furthermore, please check out the FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions.

The questions are updated continually as they are received. Therefore the answers may help you. Additionally, if you have other questions that are not on the FAQ please feel free to ask or leave a comment below.

In conclusion, I always welcome and appreciate your feedback for improvements and enhancements. Thank you.

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