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What is NGINX Controller?

NGINX Controller is a centralized monitoring and management platform for NGINX Plus. Easily manage multiple NGINX Plus instances from a single, beautiful interface. Uncover performance insights in real time with rich monitoring. Configure application delivery policies from a single point of control. NGINX Controller puts you in strategic command of your entire application.

Why NGINX Controller?

Strategic command

When you can see it all, you can do it all: NGINX Controller provides a comprehensive view of delivery services, including load balancing and SSL/TLS termination.


Move beyond the manual processes that stifle innovation. Give application teams self‑service capabilities to deploy new applications faster.


Prevent “shadow IT” from creeping into your operations. Gain granular control over every process – putting the right tools in the right hands.


Centralized instance inventory

Manage and monitor hundreds of NGINX (monitor only) and NGINX Plus instances:

  • View status and health information
  • Upgrade NGINX version
  • Move assets to easily scale and add capacity

Graphical configuration management

Graphical configurations with a single, beautiful user interface:

  • Interface allows simple, step-by-step building of configs side by side with the NGINX output
  • Push-button deployment of virtual load balancers
  • Traffic routing to upstream servers
  • SSL key and certificate management

Real-time monitoring and alerting

Get critical insights into application performance:

  • Graphs of key metrics such as requests per second, active connections, bandwidth usage
  • Dashboard overview aggregating metrics across load balancers
  • Alert on thresholds of over 100 metrics such as CPU usage, 400/500 errors, and health check failures
  • Read metrics from NGINX Controller via API
  • Monitoring provided by NGINX Amplify



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