How enable digital ocean one click LAMP server ?

October 23, 2016 2.4k views
LAMP Stack Ubuntu 16.04

I just install a Lamp server with the one click app option and us the tutorials say i enter via ssh to do all the config but when i finish all y try to access the domain and the message. Please log into your droplet via SSH to configure your LAMP installation. still there, i don't know how manually enable it.

6 Answers


It's already enabled when you logged in via SSH.
This page you see is static, created probably in /var/www/html/index.html.
If you open that file with any text editor, e.g.:

  • nano /var/www/html/index.html

you will somewhere in HTML code content that says Please log into your Droplet via SSH to configure your LAMP installation.

You can safely delete that file and use your html root directory normal.
To be sure it's working you can set index.html to something like:

nano /var/www/html/index.html
<p>Hello World!</p>

Go to your Droplet IP via Browser and you shall see Hello World!.

This is just a bad worded message, maybe someone from DigitalOcean will see it and report it to appropriate or I will report it to them :D

suggestion for digital ocean, change the default page to mention the altering of index.html. I was confused at first because I thought I had to follow the lamp installation steps in the LAMP guide.

I agree with crazycoderman.
Why not let people now on the placeholder how they can replace it?

Thanks for the help anyway... I was in the wrong directory. :shame: :dumbass:

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