How to connect my domain to my home server?

June 1, 2013 4.8k views
I just bought a computer, installed centOS 6. I have installed LAMP, I just don't know how to connect my server to my domain name. I've been working on this for 5 days.
4 Answers
Hello,

Here is a good tutorial on how to set it up https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-set-up-a-host-name-with-digitalocean
As soon as the DNS propagation (1-24 hours) ends your website's IP should automatically turn into a domain. If you havn't made any changes to Apache config, it's gotta be okay.
by Etel Sverdlov
This article walks you through setting up the DNS for your site. The tutorial includes steps to set up an A records, point your nameservers, and provides some information about MX records.
So is my server IP address my external or the one i get from ifconfig?
Ok I got it working on my server. I can go to leetnews.net and it will appear. But when I try to access it from a different computer it shows website unavailable.
Did you create a DNS A record, for leetnews.net, pointing @ to your external/public IP address?
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