I am unable to get my domain name connected to my droplet which is hosting an angular 2 application. I am able to ping the domain name and see the reply with proper ip address in it. I am also able to open the application with ip address like http://xxx.xxx.xx.x:8080 but trying with my domain name like http://mydomain.com returns error -

This site can’t be reached
refused to connect.

Any help is much appreciated.

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Used –disable-host-check with ng serve.

  • Hi,
    Is there any chance you could provide some details on how to implement –disable-host-check with ng serve? I have a React/Express/Node app on digitalocean, but my domain stax.live doesn’t work. It only works if I add the port number stax.live:3005 I was hoping your solution might fix this, but don’t know how to implement it.

Supply the port with your domain.

without specifying the port, your browser will try to connect to port 80

Can you use the following command to start the angular app?

ng serve --host mydomain.com --port 80

This will start your app on the droplet on port 80. It will also start with the correct hostname information too.

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