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Apache DNS not working on LAMP Server

Hello! The tutorials are very informative. However, my DNS cannot respond saying “Site cannot be reached”

I did all the tutorials. Also, I added the /etc/hosts as optional tool for declaring the DNS using IP address. I don’t understand what is going on and still stuck as of this moment. Hoping for a response. Thank you and best regards!


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Hi @alvizorudyanne,

The DNS part - “Site cannot be reached”, is not actually connected to your Droplet. It’s related to your DNS and probably your Nameservers.

If you recently made the change, your DNS could still be propagating. Otherwise there might be an issue with your DNS, maybe you have a root CNAME or something similar.

Hello, @alvizorudyanne

Have in mind that DNS changes might take a few good hours in order to properly update. The best thing to do is to check if the DNS configuration is correct, for that you can use our DNS tool:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tools/dns

Regards, Alex