(13: Permission denied) while connecting to upstream while configuring Ngnix
Platform notice: Server and Data Center only. This article only applies to Atlassian products on the server and data center platforms.
While configuring Bitbucket to use Ngnix as a reverse proxy by following Securing Bitbucket Server behind nginx using SSL the following error appears in Ngnix error log:
2016/02/03 17:47:37 [crit] 26894#0: *1 connect() to 127.0.0.1:7990 failed (13: Permission denied) while connecting to upstream, client: 192.168.1.7, server: bitbucket.example.com, request: "GET /favicon.ico HTTP/1.1", upstream: "http://127.0.0.1:7990/favicon.ico", host: "bitbucket.example.com", referrer: "http://bitbucket.example.com/"
- Any Linux distribution that ships with SELinux
Check for errors in the SELinux logs:
sudo cat /var/log/audit/audit.log | grep nginx | grep denied
SELinux prevent connections on port 7990 for the nginx process.
Execute the following command in your server:
sudo cat /var/log/audit/audit.log | grep nginx | grep denied | audit2allow -M mynginx sudo semodule -i mynginx.pp