Domain Not pointing to the Directory defined in v irtualhost

  • Posted August 18, 2014

Ubuntu 14 , LAMP Even after defining the vitualhost in apche2/sites-available/ the domain is still pointing to the var/www/html (which is the default root of server)

The actual directiry defined for mydomain was var/www/ but i’m not sure why its not obeying the rule :-( I have setup two more domains, and they worked smoothly.


I fixed it by disabling deafult .cnf file. Yes that catch all suggestion is the bonus ;-)

Thanks U Guys

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I would suggest you to disable the 000-deafult.conf If you want to keep it as a catch all virtualhost for ip / not configured domain which point to the same ip. Just rename it to like ZZZ-CATCH-ALL.conf and add [serverName default] & [serverAlias *]. The name doesn’t matter as long as it is the last in alphabetical order. 000-default.conf may work but making it the last may be better.

I got 500 response from and [ARDOR TECH VENTURES will be back soon in a new AVATAR!!] from same as http://ip

Did you use the same ServerName in other site configs or 000-default.conf? Listing /etc/apache2/sites-enabled to is there any other enabled sites.

Could you post your Apache configuration to a pastebin? Without more information, it’s hard to know what’s going on here.

A few quick troubleshooting points… Did you enable the site configuration?

sudo a2ensite

And make sure to restart Apache after any configuration changes:

sudo service apache2 restart