Get started with NGINX Open Source

Once the deployment finishes, you can access the welcome page from your browser: http://SERVER-IP/.

To get started, we suggest the following steps:

Step 1: Deploy a custom PHP application

The main directory to deploy your PHP application is /opt/bitnami/nginx/html/. You can copy your PHP application files to that directory and access the application via your browser. If you do not have a PHP application yet, we suggest deploying the PHP info example.

Do you have issues trying to connect to your server? Check our FAQ.

Step 2: Create a server block for your application

NGINX lets you configure server blocks for your applications, such that you can access them at (for example) http://APPNAME.example.com instead of http://example.com/APPNAME.

For information on how to do this, refer to these instructions.

Step 3: Access phpMyAdmin

phpMyAdmin is a PHP-based application intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web. For security reasons, this application is not accessible via web by default. To access it from a remote system, we recommend creating a SSH tunnel that routes requests to the Apache Web server from

Find more information on how to access phpMyAdmin.

Last modification January 16, 2023