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How to fix nginx: [emerg] "server" directive is not allowed here in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf

Posted October 30, 2019 6.8k views
Nginx

Hi
Please help me
How to fix

nginx: [emerg] “server” directive is not allowed here in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf:5
nginx: configuration file /etc/nginx/nginx.conf test failed

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Hello,

You would need to open the /etc/nginx/nginx.conf file with your favorite text editor, go to line 5 and comment out the server directive. Then run the test restart again.

If you are not sure, feel free to share your nginx.conf file here and I could advise you further.

Regards,
Bobby

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