Ho I Can make my web server accessible from domain, but also on direct IP

Posted August 28, 2020 482 views
NginxUbuntu 18.04Laravel

Hi guys, is possible to make my webserver accessible using 1 domain but, also can accessible also using IP address (example, how I accomplished that

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Hi @caknoris696:

It is possible to make your website accessible using your domain and IP. You just need to declare both your domain and IP in the server block of your Nginx configuration file as below:

server {

    server_name  your_domain;


You can read the following tutorial, especially Step 5 – Setting Up Server Blocks, for more details:

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