Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

Last modified 18 months ago

#1274 closed defect (wontfix)

nginx does not start in Windows Nano Server

Reported by: sandersaares@… Owned by:
Priority: blocker Milestone:
Component: other Version:
Keywords: Cc:
uname -a: Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.14393]
nginx -V: C:\>nginx\nginx.exe -V



Attempting to start nginx in Windows Nano Server fails using

Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.14393]
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C:\>echo %errorlevel%

Hypothesis: Nano Server only runs 64-bit executables and the nginx Windows build is not a 64-bit executable.

Change History (2)

comment:1 by Maxim Dounin, 7 years ago

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

Yes, precompiled nginx windows binaries as provided at are 32-bit ones. If you need 64-bit windows binary, you may try compiling it yourself as outlined at, though likely there will be problems at least with compiling libraries.

comment:2 by Maxim Dounin, 18 months ago

See also #1391.

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