Domain not resolving but IP address showing home page

September 14, 2019 64 views
DigitalOcean Ubuntu 18.04

Hi there,

My domain name to pointing to DO but IP address showing home page, check here:

Ping to domain name have no error.

Find zone entry below:

$TTL 1800 IN SOA 1568444727 10800 3600 604800 1800 1800 IN NS 1800 IN NS 1800 IN NS 3600 IN A 3600 IN A
* 3600 IN A

What’s wrong there? any clue?

1 Answer


It looks like that your domain name works fine over http but not https.

You just need to install an SSL certificate and this would start working as normal. You can follow the steps here:

Hope that this helps!

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Let's Encrypt is a Certificate Authority (CA) that provides an easy way to obtain and install free TLS/SSL certificates, thereby enabling encrypted HTTPS on web servers. In this tutorial, you will use Certbot to obtain a free SSL certificate for Apache on Ubuntu 18.04 and set up your certificate to renew automatically.
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