502 Bad Gateway Nginx, please help

January 1, 2015 1.2k views

our website is currently downed with error code 502 Bad Gateway and our web developer is currently out on Vacation. I am just an IT person on our network and i don;t have web coding knowledge. Hopefully, i can i get here to fix this issue.

here is what i know:
Ubuntu Ruby on Rails on 14.04 (Nginx + Unicorn)

When i login to digital ocean, i see the droplet status was off , then I turned it on, but website still shows 502 Bad Gateway, i then tried to power cycle it, still the same thing.
i tried the website by IP address and no luck. i can ping the IP address though.......any idea?

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