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Step 5 — Creating a PHP File to Test Configuration, Show 404 Not Found

How To Install Linux, Nginx, MariaDB, PHP (LEMP stack) on Debian 10_ https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/new?tags=LEMP%2CNginx%2CDebian+10

Above is OK. Step 4 — Configuring Nginx to Use the PHP Processor My_domain is “newpay191217.ml

$ sudo mkdir /var/www/newpay191217.ml
$ sudo chown -R $USER:$USER /var/www/newpay191217.ml
$ sudo nano /etc/nginx/sites-available/newpay191217.ml
server {
    listen 80;
    listen [::]:80;

    root /var/www/newpay191217.ml;
    index index.php index.html index.htm;

    server_name newpay191217.ml www.newpay191217.ml;

    location / {
        try_files $uri $uri/ =404;
    }

    location ~ \.php$ {
        include snippets/fastcgi-php.conf;
        fastcgi_pass unix:/var/run/php/php7.3-fpm.sock;
    }
}
$ sudo ln -s /etc/nginx/sites-available/newpay191217.ml /etc/nginx/sites-enabled/
$ sudo nginx -t
$ sudo systemctl reload nginx

Step 5 — Creating a PHP File to Test Configuration, Show 404 Not Found

$ nano /var/www/your_domain/info.php
<?php
phpinfo();

http://www.newpay191217.ml

Welcome to nginx!
If you see this page, the nginx web server is successfully installed and working. Further configuration is required.
.....

http://www.newpay191217.ml/info.php

404 Not Found

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Hello,

There are a few things that I could suggest:

  • First make sure that your /var/www/your_domain/ folder is owned by the Nginx user. To do that first check what the Nginx user is:
sudo ps aux | grep -i nginx

Then get the user and run this command:

chown -R THE_NGINX_USER:THE_NGINX_USER /var/www/your_domain
  • If this does not help make sure to check your Nginx error log:
tail -100 /var/log/nginx/error.log

Feel free to share any errors here so that I could try to advise you further.

Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby