Nginx 1.3.7 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 2012-10-02, the development version of Nginx, 1.3.7 was made available to the public at nginx.org. The upstream changelog is listed below:
Changes with nginx 1.3.7 – 02 Oct 2012
- ) Feature: OCSP stapling support. Thanks to Comodo, DigiCert and GlobalSign for sponsoring this work.
- ) Feature: the “ssl_trusted_certificate” directive.
- ) Feature: resolver now randomly rotates addresses returned from cache. Thanks to Anton Jouline.
- ) Bugfix: OpenSSL 0.9.7 compatibility.
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.
The Frequently Asked Questions section may help answer any of your questions, but please feel free to ask other questions or or leave a comment below. Thank you.