Error installing NGINX on Ubuntu

Hello, I’m trying to follow this guide but am running into an error at Step 3. When I type in “systemctl status nginx” I get the following:

Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/nginx.service; enabled; vendor preset: en Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Sun 2017-11-12 19:33:10 UTC; 1min 29

Any ideas why this may be happening?


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Run the following command to test the Nginx config and see if there’s anything wrong with it:

sudo nginx -t

You can also view the service logs—they should contain any errors that Nginx outputted when it failed to start:

sudo journalctl -u nginx.service