After turning my droplet off and then back on, my domain wont show my django app? the server connections times out/restarts/stops responding
I have had a django app deployed on a droplet with gunicorn and nginx setup. The app has been running beautifully for 3.5months. Today, I needed to take a snapshot. So I turned off the droplet(using ‘poweroff’) inside the console-access within the digitalocean site. I started the snapshot when it was 30-40% complete digitalocean gave a pop-up saying something went wrong with snapshot. I thought it failed so i refreashed the page to see if the snapshot would still be there with is progess bar and it was. it then completed its process and a snapshot was created. I then turned back on the droplet using the websites UI and then tried to go to my sites domain; with no successful response.
I have tried everything trying to get it to work!
I have ran the lines:
- 'systemctl daemon-reload’
- 'systemctl restart gunicorn’
- 'systemctl restart nginx’
- Checked all Nginx and Gunicorn files
- Checked the status of nginx conf ('nginx -t’)
- Checked the status of gunicorn and gunicorn.socket
- went through the Nginx, postgres, gunicorn setup with django in ubuntu 18.04 tutorial !4times!
- checked django settings file.
- checked DNS
Everything is right and working but I cant access my site from its domain or its IP.
I then used whois to make sure my domain was working; it was. I used whois to check the IP address to make sure it was working; it was. I checked the reverse of the server IP and got my domain in response. EVERYTHING APPEARS CORRECT. Yet, its not working.
Someone please help. quick. My site is essential for a business.
The domain is 'bluegrasspetcrematorium.com’ if anyone needs to see the response browsers give.
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