Nginx 1.3.2 for Windows

Nginx for Windows

Nginx 1.3.2 for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit builds) are now available for free download. Packages as always, 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 2012-06-26, the development version of Nginx 1.3.2 was released at The upstream changelog is listed below:

Changes with nginx 1.3.2 26 Jun 2012

  • ) Change: the “single” parameter of the “keepalive” directive is now ignored.
  • ) Change: SSL compression is now disabled when using all versions of OpenSSL, including ones prior to 1.0.0.
  • ) Feature: it is now possible to use the “ip_hash” directive to balance IPv6 clients.
  • ) Feature: the $status variable can now be used not only in the “log_format” directive.
  • ) Bugfix: a segmentation fault might occur in a worker process on shutdown if the “resolver” directive was used.
  • ) Bugfix: a segmentation fault might occur in a worker process if the ngx_http_mp4_module was used.
  • ) Bugfix: in the ngx_http_mp4_module.
  • ) Bugfix: a segmentation fault might occur in a worker process if conflicting wildcard server names were used.
  • ) Bugfix: nginx might be terminated abnormally on a SIGBUS signal on ARM platform.
  • ) Bugfix: an alert “sendmsg() failed (9: Bad file number)” on HP-UX while reconfiguration.

Maxim Dounin

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

If you are new to Nginx on Windows, please use the native Windows builds which are fully supported and available for download at

Download Nginx 1.3.2 for Windows (32-bit & 64-bit versions) here.

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