Activity RSS feed doesn't work

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Nextcloud version (eg, 20.0.5): 21.0.2
Operating system and version (eg, Ubuntu 20.04): Ubuntu 20.04.2
Apache or nginx version (eg, Apache 2.4.25): nginx/1.18.0
PHP version (eg, 7.4): 7.4.19

The issue you are facing:
Activity RSS Feed lands on 404 page

Is this the first time you’ve seen this error? (Y/N):

Steps to replicate it:

  1. Go to Activity tab of NC
  2. Click the cog in lower left and enable RSS feed
  3. Go to the resulting link and it is 404 page

The output of your Nextcloud log in Admin > Logging:

nothing in nc logs when configuring / accessing the RSS url (last entry in NC log is 5 days ago)

The output of your config.php file in /path/to/nextcloud (make sure you remove any identifiable information!):

$CONFIG = array (
  'memcache.local' => '\\OC\\Memcache\\Redis',
  'memcache.locking' => '\\OC\\Memcache\\Redis',
  'redis' =>
  array (
    'host' => 'redis',
    'port' => 6379,
  'datadirectory' => '/data',
  'instanceid' => '[REDACTED]',
  'passwordsalt' => '[REDACTED]',
  'secret' => '[REDACTED]',
  'trusted_domains' =>
  array (
    0 => '',
    1 => '[REDACTED]',
  'trusted_proxies' =>
  array (
    0 => '',
  'dbtype' => 'mysql',
  'version' => '',
  'dbname' => 'nextcloud',
  'dbhost' => 'db',
  'dbport' => '3306',
  'dbtableprefix' => 'oc_',
  'mysql.utf8mb4' => true,
  'dbuser' => '[REDACTED]',
  'dbpassword' => '[REDACTED]',
  'installed' => true,
  'mail_from_address' => '[REDACTED]',
  'mail_smtpmode' => 'smtp',
  'mail_sendmailmode' => 'smtp',
  'mail_domain' => '',
  'mail_smtpauth' => 1,
  'mail_smtphost' => '',
  'mail_smtpport' => '587',
  'mail_smtpname' => '[REDACTED]',
  'mail_smtppassword' => '[REDACTED]',
  'mail_smtpauthtype' => 'LOGIN',
  'mail_smtpsecure' => 'tls',
  'maintenance' => false,
  'theme' => '',
  'loglevel' => 2,
  'has_rebuilt_cache' => true,
  'default_phone_region' => '[REDACTED]',
  'twofactor_enforced' => 'true',
  'twofactor_enforced_groups' =>
  array (
  'twofactor_enforced_excluded_groups' =>
  array (
  'overwrite.cli.url' => '[REDACTED]',

The output of your Apache/nginx/system log in /var/log/____:
there is nothing in nginx error.log, there is this in nginx acces log when trying to load the RSS link

[REDACTED] - - [02/Jun/2021:09:23:55 +0100] "GET /apps/activity/rss.php?token=[REDACTED] HTTP/1.1" 404 185 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/90.0.4430.214 Safari/537.36"

I have tried posting the issue on github, but after submitting it ended up on github error page.

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Can confirm, I’m having the same issue.