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FedoraSystemdServiceFile

Fedora Nginx systemd service file

Should work on Fedora, OpenSUSE, Arch Linux. Tested on Fedora 16 and 17.

The location of the PIDFile and the nginx binary may be different depending on how nginx was compiled.

Save this file as /lib/systemd/system/nginx.service

[Unit]
Description=The nginx HTTP and reverse proxy server
After=syslog.target network.target remote-fs.target nss-lookup.target
 
[Service]
Type=forking
PIDFile=/run/nginx.pid
ExecStartPre=/usr/sbin/nginx -t
ExecStart=/usr/sbin/nginx
ExecReload=/bin/kill -s HUP $MAINPID
ExecStop=/bin/kill -s QUIT $MAINPID
PrivateTmp=true
 
[Install]
WantedBy=multi-user.target