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apache virtual host not working

  • Posted December 19, 2014

Hi guys,

Mys ite was set up and functioning when I tried upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 and it failed. I had to reinstall apache. Now when I go to my domain I get the default Apache page, which is ok, but I’ve looked at sites-enabled, sites-available and the domain is there and (supposedly) linking correctly.

In SSH I can see all files are available, I can still FTP in, etc. Any advice would be much appreciated.

Cheers

Jack

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Upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 probably means you upgraded from Apache 2.2 to Apache 2.4

There are some minor configuration changes, most notably your config files in /sites-available need to end with .conf

Glance through this article real quick…might be a couple of other points:

https://linode.com/docs/security/upgrading/updating-virtual-host-settings-from-apache-2-2-to-apache-2-4/

have you enabled the port in the firewall, and ensured the service is running?

I blew away the droplet and restored from a snapshot, I changed the DNS to point to new IP address issued with the droplet.

Now IP address and domain are unreachable.

Is there anything else I have to do get the snapshot droplet up and running?

Thanks for any advice.


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Ok. It was a DNS issue not resolving ServerName.

Thanks for your comments guys, it was very helpful. Very much appreciated.