How could I reopen the site after "Droplet wordpressly rebooted due to physical node issue"?

Posted April 2, 2019 1.1k views
WordPressUbuntu 18.04


I received the email today from DigitalOcean,


We’ve had to reboot your Droplet as a result of an issue with the physical node that hosts your Droplet. We will continue to investigate the health of this physical node to determine if this was an isolated or systemic issue.

No action is required on your part at this time and we apologize for any troubles this may have caused.”

Afterthat, I tried to open my website, and it just leads to download a php. file but can’t be opened, what should I do to go back to the site? Any tutorials?

my site

Thank you

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I don’t have access to your server so I don’t know for sure what the issue could be. But since your server was rebooted, here’s a benign action you can make to see if it helps (rebooting will undo any action you take from here on out). Run this as a root:

service nginx stop
service apache2 restart