Nginx configuration test failed

Posted July 18, 2020 6.9k views

Hello. I try to restart my nginx server but i have the following message:
[crit] pread() “/etc/nginx/conf.d” failed (21: Is a directory)
configuration file /etc/nginx/nginx.conf test failed

Can someone help me?

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Hi there @oumarkhoudiadiop,

Are you running the config test with sudo?

Also, can you share your nginx.conf file here so that I could try to further advise you on what the problem might be?