Symfony project not working when run without console


I have been passed down a project that I am supposed to install and configure on a server. I am using nginx w/ php7 and the symfony framework. The problem is that if I run the server with php-cgi -b and nginx in their folders the server will not let me access it and I get a 404 error. I can access the info.php if I input the path correctly. If I run the server from the console