Nginx 1.3.15 for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit builds) are both available for free download now. All packages are built from the upstream development 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 benefit from using Nginx because of its extreme performance, scalability, reliability, flexibility and security.
On 2013-03-26, the development version of Nginx, 1.3.15 was made available to the public at nginx.org. The upstream changelog is listed below:
Changes with nginx 1.3.15 – 26 Mar 2013
- ) Change: opening and closing a connection without sending any data in it is no longer logged to access_log with error code 400.
- ) Feature: the ngx_http_spdy_module. Thanks to Automattic for sponsoring this work.
- ) Feature: the “limit_req_status” and “limit_conn_status” directives. Thanks to Nick Marden.
- ) Feature: the “image_filter_interlace” directive. Thanks to Ian Babrou.
- ) Feature: $connections_waiting variable in the ngx_http_stub_status_module.
- ) Feature: the mail proxy module now supports IPv6 backends.
- ) Bugfix: request body might be transmitted incorrectly when retrying a request to the next upstream server; the bug had appeared in 1.3.9. Thanks to Piotr Sikora.
- ) Bugfix: in the “client_body_in_file_only” directive; the bug had appeared in 1.3.9.
- ) Bugfix: responses might hang if subrequests were used and a DNS error happened during subrequest processing. Thanks to Lanshun Zhou.
- ) Bugfix: in backend usage accounting.
These Windows setup files are provided to support legacy users who still use the Cygwin based builds. Official native Windows builds are available and supported at nginx.org. No support is offered or implied. Use at your own risk.
If you are new to Nginx on Windows, please download and use the native Windows builds which are fully supported and available for free download at nginx.org.
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