How to connect my domain to my home server?

Posted June 1, 2013 8.6k 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.

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Here is a good tutorial on how to set it up
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.
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 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, pointing @ to your external/public IP address?