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Nginx Web Server Administration Training Course Outline

Introduction and Installation of NGINX and NGINX Plus

Basic Functionality

  • Control NGINX Processes at Runtime
  • Create NGINX Plus and NGINX Configuration Files

Exploring Load Balancer

  • HTTP, TCP, and UDP Load Balancing
  • HTTP, TCP, and UDP Health Checks
  • Configure Dynamic Load Balancing with the NGINX Plus API
  • PROXY Protocol

Introduction to NGINX Content Caching and Web Server

Configuring NGINX Plus as a Web Server

  • Virtual Servers Setting Up
  • Locations Configuration
  • Working with Variables
  • Returning Specific Status Code
  • Rewriting URIs in Requests and HTTP Responses
  • Handling Errors

Serving Static Content

  • Overview of Root Directory and Index Files
  • Trying Several Options
  • Optimising Performance for Serving Content
    • Enabling sendfile, tcp_nopush, and tcp_nodelay
    • Optimising the Backlog Queue

Introduction to NGINX Reverse Proxy

  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • Passing a Request to a Proxied Server
  • Passing Request Headers
  • Configuring Buffers
  • Choosing an Outgoing IP Address

Overview of Compression and Decompression

  • Enabling Compression and Decompression
  • Sending Compressed Files

Using NGINX and NGINX Plus as an Application Gateway

  • Basics of uWSGI and Django
  • Configuring NGINX and NGINX Plus for Use with uWSGI and Django

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Who should attend this Nginx Web Server Administration Training?

Nginx Web Server Administration Training Course is designed for a variety of professionals who want to learn how to administer Nginx web servers. The following professionals can benefit from attending this course: 

  • System Administrators
  • Web Administrators
  • DevOps Engineers
  • IT Managers
  • Network Administrators
  • IT Support Technicians
  • Web Developers
  • IT Consultants

Prerequisites of the Nginx Web Server Administration Training

There are no formal prerequisites for this Nginx Web Server Administration Training Course. However, a basic understanding of Linux will be beneficial to the delegates.

Nginx Web Server Administration Training​ Course Overview

NGINX is open-source software for reverse proxying, media streaming, web serving, load balancing, etc. The NGINX goal was to create the fastest web server. It constantly beats Apache and other servers measuring web server performance. This NGINX Web Server Administration Training course is designed to provide knowledge of how to install NGINX and NGINX Plus.

The first part of this 1-day training course looks at the installation of NGINX and NGINX Plus. Delegates will learn how to create NGINX Plus and NGINX configuration files. In addition, delegates will gain knowledge of how to configure dynamic load balancing with the NGINX Plus API. PROXY Protocol is one of the essential topic covered under this course.

During this course, delegates will learn how to configure NGINX Plus as a web server. Furthermore, delegates will learn how to enable sendfile, tcp_nopush, and tcp_nodelay. Before course completion, delegates will get familiarised with compression and decompression. They will also be able to configure NGINX and NGINX Plus for use with uWSGI and Django.

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What’s included in this Nginx Web Server Administration Training?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors           
  • Nginx Web Server Administration Training Certificate         
  • Digital Delegate Pack

Why choose us

Our Guildford venue


Free Wi-Fi

To make sure you’re always connected we offer completely free and easy to access wi-fi.

Air conditioned

To keep you comfortable during your course we offer a fully air conditioned environment.

Full IT support

IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

Video equipment

This location has full video conferencing equipment.

Guildford is a historic town situated in the South East of England roughly around 27 miles from central London. The town has roots to Saxon descent and was the home to the first Royal Mint in AD 978. In the 20th century, the University of Surrey and Guildford Cathedral were built. There are many educational facilities in Guildford from state schools, independent schools and higher education. Some primary schools in Guildford include Holy Trinity, Burpham and St Thomas of Canterbury. Guildford’s independent schools include Lanesborough School and Royal Grammar School which is a day school for boys and has around 900 students. 

The Higher Education facilities in Guildford include the University of Surrey, The University of Law and the Guildford School of Acting. The University of Surrey is a research university in Guildford. It was established in 1966 and was previously situated in Battersea Park in London. The University specialised in Science, Engineering, Medicine and Business. The university has expanded their international standing, by opening the Dongbei University of Finance and Economics in China. The university does a lot of major work in mobile communications and satellite research, and in 2014 the University of Surrey, King’s College London and the University of Dresden were linked to develop 5G technology.

The University has around 15,000 students and also has the highest graduate employment rate at 96.9% which is higher than the University of Oxdord, Cambridge and King’s College London. The University of Law is a private institution that was established in 1962 and is the largest legal education provider in Europe. The university has around 16,000 students. Some of the alumni from the university include 153 members of parliament, Lord Chief Justices and Lord Chancellors.

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Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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Nginx Web Server Administration Training in Guildford FAQs


Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no prerequisites for attending this course. However, a basic knowledge of web server administrations would be beneficial.
Anyone interested in gaining knowledge of Nginx can attend this course.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 1 day.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for Nginx Web Server Administration Training certification in Guildford starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Nginx Web Server Administration Training.

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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