Nginx stopped working

Posted July 26, 2021 238 views
Ubuntu 20.04

I stopped the nginx using command then tried to start again. but it shows error. Can anyone please help me ?

also my website domain is showing nginx when nginx is active. But the website is not showing. I tried to install SSL using article.

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There is a syntax error on line 4 in the /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/ file. You need to open the file with your favorite text editors like nano or vim and update the line to fix the syntax or remove the line in case that it is not needed.

After that, you could restart Nginx again.

I always recommend testing your Nginx config syntax before restarting Nginx, you can do this with:

sudo nginx -t

And only if you get Syntax OK, then you could restart Nginx. That way you minimize the downtime.