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nginx downloads php instead of running it using -'php,linux,nginx,fastcgi'

nginx downloads php instead of running it  using -'php,linux,nginx,fastcgi'

Iv'e setup an Nginx php server on a linux REHL machine.
When accessing html files all goes well, but trying to access php file, the file is downloaded instead of being executed.

This is my nginx.conf:

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;

...and this is the server block:

server {
    listen       80;
    server_name  {mywebsitename};

    #access_log  logs/host.access.log  main;

    location / {
        root   /usr/share/nginx/html/{mywebsitename}/;

    location /ngx_status_2462 {
      stub_status on;
      access_log   off;
      allow all;

    location ~ \.php$ {
#                fastcgi_pass unix:/var/run/php5-fpm.sock;

        fastcgi_index index.php;
        fastcgi_param SCRIPT_FILENAME /usr/share/nginx/html/{mywebsitename}$fastcgi_script_name;
        include fastcgi_params;

        error_page  404              /404.html;

        location = /404.html {
            root   /usr/share/nginx/html;

        error_page   500 502 503 504  /50x.html;
        location = /50x.html {
            root   /usr/share/nginx/html;


asked Sep 7, 2015 by rajesh
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