Nginx on CentOS

Installation

sudo yum install epel-release
sudo yum install nginx
sudo systemctl start nginx
sudo firewall-cmd --permanent --zone=public --add-service=http 
sudo firewall-cmd --permanent --zone=public --add-service=https
sudo firewall-cmd --reload
sudo systemctl enable nginx

Go to http://server_domain_name_or_IP/

Configuration

The default server root directory is: /usr/share/nginx/html

This location is set in the default server block config file located at: /etc/nginx/conf.d/default.conf

Additional server blocks (known as virtual hosts in apache) can be added by creating new configuration files in /etc/nginx/conf.d

The nginx global configuration file is located at: /etc/nginx/nginx.conf

Source