How to stop an Nginx server or service in Linux?

Published June 26, 2021

To stop a Nginx server or service, we can use the systemctl command-line utility followed by the stop nginx command in Linux.

# Stops Nginx service
sudo systemctl stop nginx

What is systemctl?

  • The systemctl is a command-line utility that is used to control and manage the systemd services.
  • It is widely used with web server services like Nginx, Apache, etc.

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