Nginx Showing Welcome Page instead of homepage

Nginx shows welcome page, its picking up from


But not from:


In Directory:


2 Configurations Files:


default.conf file output

# Main Local

server {
        listen 80;
        server_name localhost;
        root   /usr/share/nginx/html;
        index index.php index.html index.htm;
        location / {
                try_files $uri $uri/ =404;
        error_page 404 /404.html;
        error_page 500 502 503 504 /50x.html;
        location = /50x.html {
                root /usr/share/nginx/html;
        location ~ \.php$ {
                include fastcgi_params;
                fastcgi_pass unix:/var/run/php5-fpm.sock;
                fastcgi_index index.php;
                fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME $document_root$fastcgi_script_name;
        location ~ /\. {
                deny all;
                access_log off;
                log_not_found off;
        location = /favicon.ico {
                log_not_found off;
                access_log off;
        location = /robots.txt {
                allow all;
                log_not_found off;
                access_log off;

virtual.conf file output:

server {

            listen   80;
            rewrite ^/(.*)$1 permanent;

            location / {

                        root   /home/nginx/domains/;
                        index  index.html;



nginx.conf file in /etc/nginx/nginx.conf output

user  nginx;
worker_processes  1;

error_log  /var/log/nginx/error.log warn;
pid        /var/run/;

events {
    worker_connections  1024;

http {
    include       /etc/nginx/mime.types;
    default_type  application/octet-stream;

    log_format  main  '$remote_addr - $remote_user [$time_local] "$request" '
                      '$status $body_bytes_sent "$http_referer" '
                      '"$http_user_agent" "$http_x_forwarded_for"';

    access_log  /var/log/nginx/access.log  main;

    sendfile        on;
    #tcp_nopush     on;

    keepalive_timeout  65;

    #gzip  on;

    include /etc/nginx/conf.d/*.conf;

All Directories with permissions.

ls -la /home/nginx/domains/

drwxr-s--- 6 root root 4096 Jul  1 12:54 .
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Jul  2 14:44 ..
drwxr-s--- 2 root root 4096 Jun 30 15:58 backup
drwxr-s--- 2 root root 4096 Jun 30 15:58 log
drwxr-s--- 2 root root 4096 Jun 30 15:58 private
drwxr-sr-x 2 root root 4096 Jul  2 15:01 public

I have tried modifying default.php and virtual.conf file

Can Anyone can help me what’s wrong in this? I am really confused and have wasted a whole day on this. I did reviewd other similar questions, google, etc… but this seems weird.

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This question was answered by @noors:


setenforce: SELinux is disabled Still, its behaving same.


Bobby, I transferred all the domain files into


and changed .conf file root directory accordingly.

Now it is working fine. Is there anything else, I can/should/must do?

Thanks for everything.

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