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Can't Access Local Site pages from Local Network

I have a website using Nginx server located on Ubuntu i need to access this website from the other network machines, i configured the hosts file well, the Nginx server working well, the postgres sql working well, the firewall is disabled, and it works well on the local machine and site is fine with the local host, but the problem is when i’m trying to open the site on another local network machine using the hosted machine IP it just resolve the machine IP with the site name as it written on the hosts file but it doesn’t bring any of the site pages and give an error that (example.com’s server IP address could not be found.) Please help to to solve this issue. Thanks…


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Hello,

I would recommend creating Nginx server blocks for each individual site and in each server, block make sure to define your domain names as the server_name.

You can follow the steps here on how to set up Nginx server blocks:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-nginx-server-blocks-virtual-hosts-on-ubuntu-16-04

Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby