Unable to start nginx service on centos server,

Hello, I’m unable to start nginx service which is installed on centos server,

The error states as follow, " Job for nginx.service failed because the control process exited with error code. See “systemctl status nginx.service” and “journalctl -xe” for details"

Tried editing the nginx.conf file no luck ! It would be great if any suggestion on this.


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I could suggest the following things:

  • Check your nginx config syntax:
nginx -t

This should provide you with the exact problem in case that you have an issue with your Nginx configuration.

  • If you get Syntax OK when running nginx -t then your configuration is correct, so I would recommend checking your error logs:
tail -f /var/log/nginx/error.log

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

Regards, Bobby