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How to access WordPress site running in Vagrant box on DigitalOcean droplet?

I can successfully run a local WordPress site in a vagrant box on my laptop.

Local Vagrantfile entries:

config.vm.hostname = “wordpress” config.vm.network “private_network”, ip: “10.23.45.60”

From a browser, I can access the WordPress site at http://10.23.45.60

But, once I try doing the same thing on my DigitalOcean droplet, does not work. Droplet Vagrantfile entries:

config.vm.hostname = “wordpress” config.vm.network “private_network”, ip: “10.23.45.60” config.vm.network :forwarded_port, host: 8086, guest: 80

From a browser, I cannot access the WordPress site at http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:8086 (xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx is my droplet’s public IP) And, please note, I have a number of other sites running from different Vagrant boxes on my DigitalOcean droplet, just not WordPress sites.

This is my configuration for WordPress (setting database & user):

/usr/local/bin/wp core config --dbname=wordpress --dbuser=wordpress --dbpass=wordpress123

This is what I used to install WordPress:

/usr/local/bin/wp core install --url=http://10.23.45.60
–title=“Blog” --admin_user=“admin” --admin_password=“admin”
–admin_email=“vagrant@localhost.localdomain”

Like I mentioned above, the WordPress site that is running on my local vagrant box is accessible to me at http://10.23.45.60. But, the WordPress site running on my droplet’s vagrant box is not accessible using my droplet’s public IP and forwarded port. I don’t know what I’m missing.

Any help would be appreciated.


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@earlpearl17 is this resolved?