Installation WNMP ( Nginx, MySQL, PHP ) on Microsoft Windows

Nginx is an open source web server and a reverse proxy server for HTTP, SMTP, POP3, and IMAP protocols, with a strong focus on high concurrency, performance and low memory usage. It is licensed under a BSD-like license and it runs on Unix, Linux, BSD variants, Mac OS X, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, and Microsoft Windows.

Part 1 Preparation before installation

1.1 First, go to the official website to download the latest version of the installer:

Nginx Official Website nginx.org

PHP Official Website php.net

Oracle Official Website www.oracle.com

Download nginx-1.5.1.zip file from nginx.org/en/download.html.

Download php-5.4.16-nts-Win32-VC9-x86.zip windows.php.net/downloads/releases/archives.

Download MySQL Community Server 5.6.10.1 from www.mysql.com/downloads/mysql

Three software installation package downloaded.

Installation WNMP ( Nginx, MySQL, PHP ) on Microsoft Windows

1.2 Install MySQL Community Server.

Can refer to Installation WAMP ( Apache, MySQL, PHP ) on Microsoft Windows 

1.3 Unzip NGINX and PHP into your own installation location. For example:

Nginx directory C:\server\nginx

PHP directory C:\server\php

Part 2 Configuration Nginx

2.1 Open the C:\server\nginx directory, run nginx.exe in the folder

2.2 Test whether to start nginx. Open your browser and visit to http://localhost or http://127.0.0.1, see if prompt "Welcome to nginx!", If the display has already proved successful launch.

Can't access localhost solutions please refer to WampServer local installation WordPress

Note: This site directory in C:\server\nginx\html

2.3 Find the Nginx configuration file nginx.conf location (installation directory conf folder), use a text editor opens.

2.4 Find the following code (About 43 to 45 lines)

location / {
            root   html;
            index  index.html index.htm;
        }
        

Modified to

location / {
    root   C:/server/www; # Modify the site file path
    index  index.php index.html index.htm; # Add index.php the default page
    autoindex on
}

2.5 Find the following code (About 63 to 71 lines)

# pass the PHP scripts to FastCGI server listening on 127.0.0.1:9000
#
# location ~ \.php$ {
#    root           html;
#    fastcgi_pass   127.0.0.1:9000;
#    fastcgi_index  index.php;
#    fastcgi_param  SCRIPT_FILENAME  /scripts$fastcgi_script_name;
#    include        fastcgi_params;
# }

Modified to

# pass the PHP scripts to FastCGI server listening on 127.0.0.1:9000
location ~ \.php$ {
    root           C:/server/www;
    fastcgi_pass   127.0.0.1:9000;
    fastcgi_index  index.php;
    fastcgi_param  SCRIPT_FILENAME  $document_root$fastcgi_script_name;
    include        fastcgi_params;
}

Part 3 Configuration PHP

3.1 Copy php.ini-development file, and the file name to php.ini, modify the php configuration file php.ini.

730 lines Find the

;extension_dir = "ext"

modified to

extension_dir = "C:\server\php\ext"

919 lines Find the

;date.timezone =

modified to

date.timezone =Asia/Shanghai

736 lines Find the

enable_dl = Off

modified to

enable_dl = On

743 lines Find the

;cgi.force_redirect = 1

modified to

cgi.force_redirect = 1

771 lines Find the

;fastcgi.impersonate = 1

modified to

fastcgi.impersonate = 1

783 lines Find the

;cgi.rfc2616_headers = 0

modified to

cgi.rfc2616_headers = 1

No. 880,881 lines, remove the front ; extension = php_mysql.dll and extension = php_mysqli.dll (supports MySQL database).

3.2 Download RunHiddenConsole.zip extract to C:\server\nginx\RunHiddenConsole.exe

3.3 Create Start bat file

@echo off
echo Starting PHP FastCGI...
RunHiddenConsole.exe c:/server/php/php-cgi.exe -b 127.0.0.1:9000  -c C:/server/php/php.ini
echo Starting nginx...
C:/server/nginx/nginx.exe

3.4 Create Stop bat file

@echo off
echo Stopping nginx...
taskkill /F /IM nginx.exe > nul
echo Stopping PHP FastCGI...
taskkill /F /IM php-cgi.exe > nul
exit

The resulting directory structure.

Installation WNMP ( Nginx, MySQL, PHP ) on Microsoft Windows

Part 4

4.1 Start nginx. Click start_php.bat

4.2 In C:\server\www directory to create a file index.php, written the following code in the index.php file, save.

<?php phpinfo(); ?>

4.3 In the browser to access http://localhost/. If you get the following information, proved WNMP ( Nginx, MySQL, PHP ) has been built successfully.

Installation WNMP ( Nginx, MySQL, PHP ) on Microsoft Windows

Installation WNMP ( Nginx, MySQL, PHP ) on Microsoft Windows
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