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Nginx configuration problem. Running wordpress and

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Nginx configuration problem.
Running wordpress and phpmyadmin under a single server context.
I'm using a symbolic link to obfuscate the URL for phpmyadmin. I want to be able to navigate to the URL (ie: and have it auto redirect to (internal redirect). So far, so good.
Once I log into phpmyadmin, Nginx redirects to the root of the domain. So, the requested URL that Nginx returns is:
Using LiveHeaders Firefox Plugin to get running header info. Here's the applicable part where Nginx returns 302, and changes the URL to the root (removing the "noneofyourbusiness" part of the URL). I can't understand why Nginx is returning a 302 and removing the "noneofyourbusiness" part of he URL.
HTTP/1.1 302 Found
Server: nginx/1.10.0 (Ubuntu)
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:51:34 GMT
Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Connection: keep-alive
Expires: Thu, 19 Nov 1981 08:52:00 GMT
Cache-Control: private, max-age=10800
Last-Modified: Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:55:32 GMT
Set-Cookie: pma_iv-1=ZXFupaglTSchY1k7KkR7XA%3D%3D; expires=Sat, 17-Sep-2016 20:51:34 GMT; Max-Age=2592000; path=/; HttpOnly
Set-Cookie: pmaUser-1=xEWZHDpNHK7Uot70lNwvnQ%3D%3D; expires=Sat, 17-Sep-2016 20:51:34 GMT; Max-Age=2592000; path=/; HttpOnly
Set-Cookie: pmaPass-1=7OkW3OBYI6scAiHG%2BOH4ug%3D%3D; path=/; HttpOnly
X-ob_mode: 1
Content-Encoding: gzip
Vary: Accept-Encoding
X-uri: /noneofyourbusiness/index.php
X-uri-full: /noneofyourbusiness/index.php
X-debug-message: In the ~ ^/noneofyourbusiness regex sub-location context
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Software
Expert:  Kris Rodgers replied 1 year ago.

Is PHPMD set to accepted unauthenticated requests? The source refer must be set to passive.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sorry, I'm not familiar with PHPMD. Is that PHP Mess Detector? This is a standard LEMP installation on a digitalocean droplet. Ubuntu 16.04 with Nginx 1.10.0 (Ubuntu)
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's been over 48 hours now and I have not gotten any update on this.
Expert:  George Sibiya replied 1 year ago.


Welcome to JustAnswer and thank you for using us.

Please share you current nginx configuration and replace any confidential info with ** if necessary.



Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The system is not letting me post the configuration file.