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This package was approved as a trusted package on 7/18/2017.

nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, a mail proxy server, a generic TCP/UDP proxy server, as well as a load balancer and an HTTP cache.

To install nginx, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install nginx --version 1.12.1

To upgrade nginx, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade nginx --version 1.12.1


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'nginx'
    $url = ''
    $checksum = 'b1faa6cb4dde1af57304bc69a1456f62bad3bb6bdc7cda8de17a1833574e2725'
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                                 -Url "$url" `
                                 -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                                 -Checksum "$checksum" `
                                 -ChecksumType "$checksumType"

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Igor Sysoev


© Nginx, Inc.


Release Notes



  • Automatically built and uploaded by dtgm

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
nginx 1.12.1 1359 Tuesday, July 18, 2017 approved
nginx 1.12.0 978 Wednesday, April 12, 2017 approved
nginx 1.10.3 991 Tuesday, January 31, 2017 approved
nginx 1.10.2 2099 Thursday, October 20, 2016 approved
nginx 1.10.1 780 Wednesday, June 1, 2016 approved
nginx 1.8.0 579 Friday, October 2, 2015 approved
nginx 1.6.2 3200 Tuesday, November 25, 2014 approved
nginx 808 Thursday, May 23, 2013  
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