If you need to implement a reverse proxy, load balancer or mail proxy, Nginx is the best-suited web server that can manage all of these actions. This tutorial will explain, how to install it on
Rocky Linux 8 in the next few steps.
- Rocky Linux 8
- sudo privileges
Install Nginx on Rocky Linux 8
Step 1. Run system update command.
sudo dnf update
Step 2. Install Nginx.
sudo dnf install nginx
Step 3. After installing it you can check the Nginx version using the following command:
sudo nginx -v
nginx version: nginx/1.14.1
Step 4. Now enable and start the Nginx service.
systemctl start nginx systemctl enable nginx systemctl status nginx
Uninstall Nginx on Rocky Linux 8
Step 1. If you decide to use another web server rather than Nginx you can remove it using the following command:
sudo dnf remove nginx
This tutorial shows you how to install the latest Nginx version on Rocky Linux 8, and if you decide to use another web server instead of Nginx there is a section on how to remove it, depending on your needs. Feel free to leave a comment below and if you find this tutorial useful, follow our official channel on Telegram.