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Docker Droplet with nginx but no website

I created a Docker Droplet and installed Nginx into it. Systemctl says that Nginx is running. When I browse to the IP address the browser cannot connect. I have installed .Net and SQL Server into the Droplet but nothing else.

The IP address is the same as what I use to SSH to the machine.

I created a fresh Droplet without Docker and installed Nginx into it. I see the default Nginx page that way. So perhaps it is Docker; I am not sure I need Docker.


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Hi there,

In case that you don’t need Docker, as you mentioned in your comment, you can just create an Ubuntu Droplet and install Nginx as described here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-nginx-on-ubuntu-20-04

Do you have your .Net project already or are you planning to build a new project?

Best,

Bobby

I found How to Deploy an NGINX Image with Docker | NGINX and used:

docker run --name mynginx1 -p 80:80 -d nginx

And now I get the default web page.