502 error during Wordpress installation on nginx
I am getting a 502 error when trying to access the Wordpress installer (index.php).
My error log says (replaced my domain name with
2018/12/17 21:04:30 [crit] 5239#5239: *29 connect() to unix:/var/run/php-fpm/php7.2-fpm.sock failed (2: No such file or directory) while connecting to upstream, client: 18.104.22.168, server: mydomain.com, request: "GET / HTTP/1.1", upstream: "fastcgi://unix:/var/run/php-fpm/php7.2-fpm.sock:", host: "mydomain.com", referrer: "http://mydomain.com"
when I check my server this file does not exist, I have php-fpm but no .sock file
$locate php-fpm /etc/php/7.2/fpm/php-fpm.conf /usr/sbin/php-fpm7.2 /usr/share/doc/php-fpm /usr/share/doc/php-fpm/changelog.gz /usr/share/doc/php-fpm/copyright /usr/share/man/man8/php-fpm7.2.8.gz /var/lib/dpkg/info/php-fpm.list /var/lib/dpkg/info/php-fpm.md5sums
- How do I resolve this 502 error?
- What is the socket file (and do I create it myself or should it be automatically generated?
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