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Cannot connect to my droplet IP Address via the web

My droplet is active. I can connect to my droplet via ssh. Accessing the droplet via the IP Address while typing the IP address in the browser gives “unable to connect”.

Can anybody explain to me what is going on?

Thanks, Gert


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alexdo
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January 22, 2024

Heya, @gertvanoss

The droplet seems to be up and running. Have you checked the status of your web-server, e.g Apache, Nginx?

Regards

KFSys
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January 19, 2024

Heya @gertvanoss,

I can see your Droplet is actually pinging so that is good, it means it’s working.

As for not being able to access it, is it possible that you recently updated/enabled your Firewall?

Anyway, you can enter your Droplet via the Recovery Console:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/droplets/how-to/recovery/recovery-console/

Once inside you can further investigate what’s going on.

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