My YunoHost server
Hardware: VPS bought online
YunoHost version: 11.1.18
I have access to my server : Through SSH | through the webadmin
Are you in a special context or did you perform some particular tweaking on your YunoHost instance ? : no
Description of my issue
While installing Froxlor (PHP app with MySQL DB) as a custom My_Webapp I accidentally broke my nginx service. I could complete the installation process for Froxlor and access the web UI. However, when I attempted to run the config via webinterface, especially for nginx (see here: Configuration | Froxlor Documentation) the nginx service broke. Yunohost diagnosis shows me the following errors now.
Configuration is broken for service nginx!
nginx: [emerg] unknown directive "access_by_lua_file" in /etc/nginx/conf.d/business-suite.domain.tld.conf:11
nginx: configuration file /etc/nginx/nginx.conf test failed
Unfortunately, I couldn’t find a way to revert the command.
I found this old thread with the same error message: Unknown directive "access_by_lua_file" in nginx conf However, I am not sure if downgrading nginx is the solution in my case.
How can I fix my nginx service? Glad for any help on this.
Let’s look at
dpkg --list | grep nginx …
Thank you. This is the output.
ii libnginx-mod-http-auth-pam 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 PAM authentication module for Nginx
ii libnginx-mod-http-cache-purge 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 Purge content from Nginx caches
ii libnginx-mod-http-dav-ext 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 WebDAV missing commands support for Nginx
ii libnginx-mod-http-echo 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 Bring echo and more shell style goodies to Nginx
ii libnginx-mod-http-fancyindex 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 Fancy indexes module for the Nginx
ii libnginx-mod-http-geoip 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 GeoIP HTTP module for Nginx
ii libnginx-mod-http-geoip2 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 GeoIP2 HTTP module for Nginx
ii libnginx-mod-http-headers-more-filter 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 Set and clear input and output headers for Nginx
ii libnginx-mod-http-image-filter 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 HTTP image filter module for Nginx
ii libnginx-mod-http-lua 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 Lua module for Nginx
ii libnginx-mod-http-ndk 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 Nginx Development Kit module
ii libnginx-mod-http-perl 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 Perl module for Nginx
ii libnginx-mod-http-subs-filter 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 Substitution filter module for Nginx
ii libnginx-mod-http-uploadprogress 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 Upload progress system for Nginx
ii libnginx-mod-http-upstream-fair 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 Nginx Upstream Fair Proxy Load Balancer
ii libnginx-mod-http-xslt-filter 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 XSLT Transformation module for Nginx
ii libnginx-mod-mail 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 Mail module for Nginx
ii libnginx-mod-nchan 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 Fast, flexible pub/sub server for Nginx
ii libnginx-mod-stream 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 Stream module for Nginx
ii libnginx-mod-stream-geoip 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 GeoIP Stream module for Nginx
ii libnginx-mod-stream-geoip2 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 GeoIP2 Stream module for Nginx
ii nginx 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 all small, powerful, scalable web/proxy server
ii nginx-common 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 all small, powerful, scalable web/proxy server - common fles
ii nginx-extras 1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 amd64 nginx web/proxy server (extended version)
Do you see anything suspicious in the output @Aleks ?
Not really, you do have
v1.18.0-6.1+deb11u3 installed, which is the expectation …
Let’s also look at
ls -l /etc/nginx/modules-enabled and confirm that
50-mod-http-lua.conf is listed in there
And also check that
grep -nr "modules" /etc/nginx/nginx.conf
Thank you @Aleks for the suggestions. Unfortunately, I needed to have my Yunohost back up running quickly as I needed urgent access to some of my apps. So, I reinstalled Yunohost to solve the issue. I know, this is not the best way as I would have been interested too to get to the root cause of the problem.
In case somebody finds time to look at it. It’s really easy to reproduce. Just install a custom web app for Froxlor and install the app from tarball as described here: Install froxlor from Tarball | Froxlor Documentation I could successfully complete steps 1 to 4.
Step 5 - Configuration of services - was where nginx got broken. Via webadmin interface I generated the command (including nginx conf adoptions) and executed it as root (which was probably not the smartest idea). This is how the error was produced.
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