NGINX Documentation

Lua

Integrate Lua co‑routines into the NGINX event‑processing model.

Installation Instructions

  1. Install the Lua module.

    For Amazon Linux, CentOS, Oracle Linux, and RHEL:

    $ yum install nginx-plus-module-lua
    

    For Debian and Ubuntu:

    $ apt-get install nginx-plus-module-lua
    

    For SLES:

    $ zypper install nginx-plus-module-lua
    
  2. Put both of the load_module directives in the top‑level (“main”) context of NGINX Plus configuration file, nginx.conf:

    load_module modules/ndk_http_module.so;
    load_module modules/ngx_http_lua_module.so;
    

    Note: The directives must be in this order.

  3. Perform additional configuration as required by the module.

  4. Reload NGINX Plus to enable the module:

    $ nginx -t && nginx -s reload
    

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