Release v22.05.00 includes an update to the configuration of the socket server for security purposes. As part of the reconfiguration, a manual edit of the NGINX config is necessary.

Follow these steps to reconfigure the socket server.

  1. Edit your NGINX configuration /etc/nginx/sites-available/submitty.conf and find the line:
     proxy_pass; #Yes, http is proper here for nginx web socket

    and change it to:

     proxy_pass http://unix:/var/local/submitty/run/websocket/server.sock:;

    NOTE: This assumes your data directory is at /var/local/submitty. If it isn’t, change the path accordingly.

  2. Run the install script